“My guiding principles in journalism are the usual ones. I believe in getting it right, being fair, shining lights on things that are hidden when they affect the public good, etc. But I have developed another guiding principle in the way I do this craft.

My readers know more than I do. And if we can all take advantage of that, in the best sense of the expression, we will all be better informed.”
Dan Gillmor, former Merc columnist, author
We Media, founder, Grassroots Media


“My guiding principles in journalism are the usual ones. I believe in getting it right, being fair, shining lights on things that are hidden when they affect the public good, etc. But I have developed another guiding principle in the way I do this craft.

My readers know more than I do. And if we can all take advantage of that, in the best sense of the expression, we will all be better informed.”
Dan Gillmor, former Merc columnist, author
We Media, founder, Grassroots Media