Community is the heart of journalism

When I got two invitations to write about journalism within a week of each other, it inspired to me write a piece that identifies what I believe contributes to journalism that matters. In short, the mission changes by adding some context (in italics):

To support communities to thrive, journalism provides people with the information they need to make the best possible decisions about their lives, their communities, their societies, and their governments.

As a consequence, the practice of journalism becomes more inclusive, engaged and generative. With time, we enjoy the fruits of more meaningful, transparent and trustworthy journalism.

The whole article is on openDemocracy or a slightly longer version on AllSidespart 1 and part 2.

Update: Axiom News published part one and two on November 27, 2017 and December 5, 2017.