Let’s kill these four standards of journalism

In 2016, John Oliver used an episode of “Last Week Tonight” to focus on the problems facing journalists.

This is the transcript of a lecture I delivered last month while accepting the AP-Eunson Distinguished Lecturer Award at my undergraduate alma mater, Northern Arizona University. The ceremony is a joint endeavor between the Associated Press and the School of Communications.

Once you’ve read the entire speech, I think you’ll understand why I felt a little nervous about delivering these…



Writer, journalist, anchor, reporter. All views are my own. celesteheadlee.com, https://www.harpercollins.com/9780062669001/we-need-to-talk/

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