A Magazine by the Society of Professional Journalists

December 6th, 2012 • Quill Archives
Epiphanies: The Power and Purpose of Journalism

Please tell us — in the form of an anecdote — about a time in your career when the power and purpose of journalism became clear to you? What happened and what did you learn? With these questions, we collected journalism epiphanies (J-epiphanies) from the many professional journalists we interviewed on a reporting expedition to assess the status of newspapers across the United States.