Kovach Ch. 8
November 6, 2013
In chapter 8, Kovach states that journalists must make the significant
interesting and relevant. Journalists must find key issues and debates and
highlight them. It is the responsibility of a journalist to bring information to
light; Journalists must not only make unrenowned information readily
available, but must also present it in a memorable and interesting manner.
Kovach sums up a journalist’s responsibility perfectly when he says
“Journalism is storytelling with a purpose” (p. 189).
It is important for a journalist to distinguish what is relevant a