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Librarians and Journalists

This Poynter article uses PEW research and the recent Gallup/Knight Foundation survey, Views: Trust, Media and Democracy,  to compare journalists and librarians.  The author, David Beard, has also written Welcome to Your Local Library, Which also Happens to be a Newsroom.

added Feb 2: An article in The Atlantic discusses libraries who are the news reporters/gatherers for their community.

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