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

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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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