Earlier this year I filmed a number of interviews with senior media editors and I asked them what they believed was the point of journalism today.
Are journalists still the watchdogs of society? And if so, how should they engage better with their audiences in order to improve the tasks of investigation, interpretation and dissemination?
The editors are from a range of mainstream and digital outlets from the UK, France and Australia, including Le Monde, The Times and The Huffington Post.
The video interviews were edited by Gerard Escaich I Folch, a journalism exchange student from Barcelona.
The page was created and produced by Monash lecturer Julie Tullberg.
Daniel Fisher, BBC world newsgathering assignment editor
Laurent Joffrin, co-editor of Libération
Gaven Morris, ABC director of news
John Witherow, editor of The Times
Jérôme Fenoglio, editor-in-chief Le Monde
Alexandre Kara, national news director for France Télévisions
Stephen Hull, former editor-in-chief Huffington Post UK
Pierre Haski, co-founder of Rue 89
Christopher Dickey, world news editor of The Daily Beast
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