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1. Journalism and civic engagement Walter Lippmann and John Dewey grapple with democratic values 2. What Are Journalists For? Jay Rosen describes the debate between Lippmann and Dewey in his 1999 book 3. What Are Journalists For? Jay Rosen describes the debate between Lippmann and Dewey in his 1999 book Today Rosen would probably ask What Is Journalism For? 4. What Are Journalists For? Jay Rosen describes the debate between Lippmann and Dewey in his 1999 book Today Rosen would probably ask What Is Journalism For? 5. Walter Lippmann Disillusioned by propaganda to build support for World War I 6. Walter Lippmann Disillusioned by propaganda to build support for World War I A founder of The New Republic 7. Walter Lippmann Disillusioned by propaganda to build support for World War I A founder of The New Republic Came to believe that the public should have a limited role in democracy 8. Public Opinion (1922) Most people are busy, ill-informed and ill- suited for self- government 9. Public Opinion (1922) Most people are busy, ill-informed and ill- suited for self- government Manufacturing consent 10. Public Opinion (1922) Most people are busy, ill-informed and ill- suited for self- government Manufacturing consent Lippmann put his faith in experts a stance that later changed 11. John Dewey Philosopher, psychologist and education reformer 12. John Dewey Philosopher, psychologist and education reformer Maintained a strong belief in democracy 13. John Dewey Philosopher, psychologist and education reformer Maintained a strong belief in democracy A fellow contributor to The New Republic, he wrote a book-length response to Lippmann 14. The Public & Its Problems (1927) Democracy is less a system of government than a society organized around certain principles 15. The Public & Its Problems (1927) Those principles, as defined by Jay Rosen Every individual has something to contribute 16. The Public & Its Problems (1927) Those principles, as defined by Jay Rosen Every individual has something to contribute People are capable of making their own decisions 17. The Public & Its Problems (1927) Those principles, as defined by Jay Rosen Every individual has something to contribute People are capable of making their own decisions The world is knowable if we teach ourselves how to study it 18. The Public & Its Problems (1927) Rosen on Dewey: A public is a name for people who share certain problems and a common stake in their resolution. Publics come into their own when this shared stake is understood and talked about, in a fruitful way. 19. The end of experts 20. But expertise has value 21. Dewey and journalism Is his vision compatible with the View from Nowhere? 22. Dewey and journalism Is his vision compatible with the View from Nowhere? Getting beyond Bowling Alone 23. Dewey and journalism Is his vision compatible with the View from Nowhere? Getting beyond Bowling Alone How can journalism involve the public in a meaningful way?