Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Journalism's New Age of Shoddy

Close your eyes.  Imagine a world where, every single day,  you hear rumors, but there's absolutely no place to turn where you can find out with certainty whether they might be true.

Now open your eyes.  I won't go so far as to say you've found it.  Yet.  But that imaginary world won't look much different from this one.  We're almost there.

Even though I am not, at the moment, sitting in a news director's chair, every now and then I get invited to say something to journalists about the profession.  In this article written for the Radio Television Digital News Association, I discuss how the New Media are causing Old Media practitioners to lose their ethics, and their minds.

Continue reading on RTNDA website >>

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