In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.
Worldwide, journalism and the news industry are struggling, in this digital age, to ________________ their relevance and value under profoundly changed and _________________ circumstances. In response ________________ the challenge, a strong view is forming within the profession that one way to ensure that the activities that __________________ journalism will continue to matter is to hone, strengthen, and develop its professional capabilities to perform certain __________________ tasks.
develop its professional capabilities to perform certain __________________ tasks.