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Journalism in the traditional sense has been dead for a long time now. All we see now is an ongoing re-enactment of it’s own suicide,

BY CHRISTOPHER BARRON MARCH 26, 2021 AT 11:22AM

The Washington Post likes to claim that “Democracy Dies in Darkness.” Well, if the Post is right and democracy dies in darkness, then it appears journalism dies in broad daylight, in front of cameras, on a Thursday afternoon. Trust in the media is at an all-time low, a well-earned low I might add, and sometimes I – the ever optimist – convince myself that journalism has hit rock bottom and that the reset we need is just around the corner. Then optimistic Chris meets the sad reality of the current state of legacy media: apparently they can always go lower. In the sad odyssey that is the story of journalism over the last decade, yesterday may go down as the day I gave up hope and gave up journalism for dead.

Read more of the eulogy here:

March 25, 2021: The Day Journalism Died – The Political Insider

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