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Old 09-08-2012, 02:42 PM
wy yung wy yung is offline
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Default Re: The media story that wasn't. What has become of the news?

Originally Posted by GRUNTERSDAD View Post
My objection is with the "journalists" Journal coming from the french to mean daily. A reporting of the daily events. My opinion. But today they are story writers. Lets get a few facts, then make up a little, exaggerate the rest, so we can say we were the first to bring you la la la, and then have to go back and correct 90% of it. It is much more important to get the news out first. Being correct is down the list on priorities.

Agreed. Today, reporting resembles ancient history authors elaborating upon a story to make it more exciting. Herodotus, Plutarch ect. This is NOT journalism as we have come to expect it.
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