Sunday, March 14, 2010

Good Question for Journalists

Why has our profession, through its general silence -- or only spasmodic protest -- helped Fox legitimize a style of journalism that is dishonest in its intellectual process, untrustworthy in its conclusions and biased in its gestalt?
Howell Raines

2 comments:

Brian F said...

Pew Research reports "that since 2000, newspapers have lost roughly 30 pct of their reporting and editing capacity."

In the absence of real journalism, commentary and opinion have filled the vacuum.

PCS said...

I remember the good old days of a bunch of college students sitting in the lounge watching Walter Cronkite. That was news and that is what is missing today.