Friday, March 11, 2016

the once and future news room

Had a chance to read this article in The Nation while sitting in the dentist's office today. It's pretty good and resonates, for me, with a sadness that is both personal and impersonal:

These Journalists Dedicated Their Lives to Telling Other People’s Stories. What Happens When No One Wants to Print Their Words Anymore?

As newsrooms disappear, veteran reporters are being forced from the profession. That’s bad for journalism—and democracy.

1 comment:

  1. Well, things do change. The institutions and heroes we took comfort in when young fade with our abilities. As top democracy, as near as i can tell it's a wolf and a few sheep deciding what's for dinner. A lovely idea, but...