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2: Journalism and Environment: Two Opposed Trends Which Attract Each Other

  • Maurizio Abbati
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Abstract

Two “worlds” only apparently distant, Journalism, on one side, and the Environment, on the other side, tend even more to meet, being pushed by new sustainability forms of communication, in the Society of Information. The Social Media and the New Technology are able to go beyond any geographic and social boundaries by revolutionizing the concepts of “time” and “space”. But the revolution in progress must not prejudice the deontological values upon which the journalist job relies. In fact, his main task is not to influence the network or be subjugated by it. The reporter’s commitment is much more responsible and multitasking, aimed at building confidence among the readers. In a world in which journalism has not got the monopoly of the information any more, the journalist’s main goal is to guarantee constantly the quality of information to prevent the readers’ distrust.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maurizio Abbati
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  1. 1.SanremoItaly

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