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Reforming Journalism


Direct Price: $19.99 $15.99
Format: Paperback
Pages: 392
ISBN: 9781629956671
Release Date 10/01/19

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Is powerful, biblically principled journalism a lost art? In this three-part work on foundational concepts, practical techniques, and journalism’s agitated history, Marvin Olasky shows us how to become citizen-reporters and discerning consumers of news.

Endorsements

“Marvin Olasky shows a way forward for news coverage with wisdom and understanding to readers. His timing is good. Old media companies are running out of money. New media entures are struggling. His proposed recovery is needed now more than ever.”

—Russ Pulliam, Columnist, The Indianapolis Star

Reforming Journalism offers both thoughtful analysis and page-turning readability. Olasky provides a wise mix of practical advice for reporting and writing, historical background, and biblical worldview training. . . . Our culture desperately needs true stories, so if you want to understand why the news media are collapsing and how to tell stories that help people see the world clearly, buy this book.”

—Les Sillars, Professor of Journalism, Patrick Henry College

“A compelling case for a journalism that tells the truth by embracing the principle of absolute truth and pursuing a clear-eyed view of human nature. Provocative, deeply researched, and engagingly written, Olasky’s book is both a master class in how-to journalism and a road map to a more accurate media guided by biblical principles. Every journalist should read this. And every Christian journalist should see it as a clarion call to be the moral conscience of a wider culture.”

—Wayne Slater, Former Senior Political Writer, The Dallas Morning News

 

The Author

Marvin Olasky

Marvin Olasky

Marvin Olasky (PhD, University of Michigan) is editor in chief of World and the author of twenty books, including Prodigal Press and The Tragedy of American Compassion. He is also dean of the World Journalism Institute and an elder in the Presbyterian Church in America. He was a Yale Daily News and Boston Globe reporter and has published articles in The Wall Street JournalThe New York TimesThe Washington Post, and Fortune. He taught journalism for twenty-five years at The University of Texas.