The Project for Excellence in Journalism has released its exhaustive 2008 report.
Couple of quick highlights:
"More than half (55%) of national executives felt their reporters substantially shared their values. Only 30% of reporters feel this way about their top owners and editors. And the gap is even greater between executives and newsroom staff. At the local level, only 23% reporters felt their bosses shared their values, versus 47% of executives and 31% of senior editors who felt this way about their reporters."
--Amy Mitchell and Tom Rosenstiel, commentary on journalists' attitudes.
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