Kyle Pope: Before I Go, Why Journalism Matters

From a story on CJR’s The Media Today by Kyle Pope headlined “Before I go: Why Journalism matters”:

Four years ago, CJR published a print magazine titled “How They See Us,” about the gap between how journalists are perceived by the world and how they see themselves.

We published that issue in the depths of a Trump administration that made vilification of the press a central plank of governing. One result was record-low trust in the media; another was a crisis of confidence among some reporters.