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2nd ed. Lanham MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Rosten, L. C. (1937) The Washington Correspondents. New York: Harcourt Brace. Siebert, F. , Schramm, W. (1956) Four Theories of the Press. Illinois: University of Illinois Press. Weaver, D. (1998) The Global Journalist. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press. Weber, M. (1948) ‘Politics as a Vocation’, pp. 77–128 in H. Gerth and C. W. ) Max Weber Essays. London: Routledge. Identity, contingency and rigidity. The (counter-)hegemonic constructions of the identity of the media professional1 Nico Carpentier 1.

Their primary skill is that of selecting and reporting on aspects of reality according to consistent criteria of significance, relevance and interest to the public and rules of objectivity and impartiality developed within the occupation. Effective communication to the public is also claimed as a skill. ƒ The occupation of journalism is supported by a working culture that emphasises freedom, and openness and a mythology that celebrates the power of the press, its devotion to truth and its fearless defence of the public interest as watchdog and campaigner.

As indicated at the outset, there are broader reasons why it is not really possible to classify journalism as a profession in the accepted sense. The brief comments made earlier in relation to the criteria, suggest some basic incompatibility that relates to the very nature of a ‘public occupation’, as defined in a certain way. Some of the more important points supporting this conclusion are the following: ƒ Journalism as a paid occupation cannot claim a monopoly over the central activity of observing, reporting and publishing about public events.

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