Building the Identity of Romanian Journalists presents the historical process of Romanian journalism`s professionalization. This volume clarifies the debate about the creation and development of the first Romanian media institutions and professional associations, with a diachronic view on the specific framework legislation. Compared to other cultural spaces, journalism is a recent cultural acquisition in Romania. It is linked to the emergence and consolidation of democratic institutional system, implying conceptual evolution of citizenship, as part of social and economic development in this historical process. A significant part of the book is dedicated to the Romanian journalistic language formation, which is one of the most important dimension of journalists` professional identity.