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Eloriel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-05-05 11:25 AM
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72. Good -- except for the fact that I think you give him way too much
credit.

I no longer believe that today's "journalists" are all that interested in either the truth or tracking down a good story. I think they're in it for some other reason -- glamour, perhaps, or just seeing their name in print or their mug on the teevee.

They're worthless (with extremely few exceptions) AND this opening post, whether on the level or not (that is, by a "real" MSM person), pretty well demonstrates and exemplifies all that's wrong with the profession:

* arrogant
* lazy (you tell ME)
* cryptic -- raises more questions than it answers
* teasing and poor respect for either us or the profession OR the proper role of journalism and the media in our society
* poor grammer/diction (misuse of MSM -- the poster can be "part of the MSM" or a member of same, or a journalist or reporter or whatever, but he is NOT and cannot be "THE MSM")

ALL of which points out a massive lack of understanding of what's going on and what should be going on with MSM, jorunalism, democracy, etc., etc., etc.

I'm sick of the lot of them. Take this guy out and put him out of his misery.
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