My latest for on the state of journalism (and by extension, democracy). Unlike many, I'm hopeful. Journalism isn't dying. We're on the cusp of a new golden age in journalism, in fact.
"What is dying, perhaps, is that flavor of “objective” journalism that purports to record an unbiased account of world events." [email protected]
From my perspective this is an accurate take from . One can’t bemoan the ‘state of journalism’ whilst simultaneously ignoring the renaissance unfolding in long form essay and podcast formats.
This is a great essay on why Benjamin Franklin would recognize the news business of the future As I wrote last year, the news media is going back to the 19th century—both for better and for worse.
“What is dying is that flavor of “objective” journalism that purports to record an unbiased account of world events. We take journalistic objectivity to be as natural and immutable as the stars, but it’s short-lived artifact of 20th-century America.”
Journalism Isn't Dying. It's Returning to Its Roots. (Bravo. Finally something about journalism by a journalist that isn’t bullshit.)
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>> : "The path to the next golden age in American journalism isn't nostalgia for a vanishing past but the same way that led to the previous golden age, namely, that of profit." And more than likely "this will mean some partiality..."
As usual, counter-intuitive and interesting from . Journalism isn't dying: it's going back to its roots.
Journalism Isn't Dying. It's Returning to Its Roots