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Journalist Survey – Intro

Introduction

In the fall of 2007, PEJ in conjunction with the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press surveyed over 500 journalists about the state of their profession and their attitudes towards the future. A cross section of national and local reporters, editors and executives, this survey builds off a similar survey conducted for the 2004 State of the News Media. It finds clear shifts in the major concerns, areas of strength and broad values voiced by those surveyed. The detailed results of the survey come from the Pew Research Center with a commentary on the findings by PEJ.

Contents:

Commentary on the Survey Findings
by the Project for Excellence in Journalism

Financial Woes Now Overshadow All Other Concerns for Journalists
by the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press

Survey Topline

Past Surveys:

2004 Journalist Survey

1999 Report: Striking the Balance, Audience Interests, Business Pressures and Journalists’ Values