Re: The Darkest Age of Journalism

I agree with taichizen's statement. The reason


for the present situation: The entire media

sector is scared, because of the fast advance

of the Internet. Journalists are afraid that

they will lose their jobs and their livelyhood,

and, indeed, many will.

This is why the reporting is becoming very

sensationalistic and shrill.

The Obama-Clinton issue after the Iowa "Hawkeye

Caukeye" was an excellent example.

I hope that serious, truth-loving journalists

will come to places like big think, in order to

continue to engage in serious reporting and

conversations.

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