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Dec. 8, 2011, 10:26 a.m.
LINK: repository.upenn.edu  ➚   |   Posted by: Joshua Benton   |   December 8, 2011

C.W. Anderson points us toward one of his favorite journalism essays, by Elihu Katz, from 1989:

No one knows what journalism is, occupationally speaking. Journalists certainly do not. They do not spend much time pondering whether they are a profession, an applied science, an art, an entertainment, or an industrial bureaucracy. But every once in a while it becomes apparent that the question is important – even for journalists.

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