Davis "Buzz" Merritt, Public Journalism and Public Life: Why Telling the News Is Not Enough. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 1998 (2d ed.), 1995.
Arthur Charity. Doing Public Journalism. New York: Guilford Press, 1995.
Jan Schaffer and Edward D. Miller (eds.). Civic Journalism: Six Case Studies: A Joint Report by the Pew Center for Civic Journalism and the Poynter Institute for Media Studies. Washington, DC: Pew Center for Civic Journalism, 1995.
Throughout the 1990s, the public journalism movement enacted its ideas in dozens of newsrooms in the U.S. Indeed, one of the more interesting and controversial aspects of the movement has been its constant interplay between educators and journalists, news organizations and private foundations, theory and professional routine. Apart from works theorizing the relationship of journalism and democracy, there are also works describing the reforms that have been introduced in the name of public journalism.
The most influential of these books has been Davis "Buzz" Merritt's autobiographical account (1998/1995) of his …