There is no more “great journalism”. There comes a point when you have to face the truth about journalism.

Journalists are like the brat in this viral video who will eat an onion, insisting that it is an apple.

She is suffering, but no way is she going to admit the obvious.

That’s the state of journalism.

They are antiquated, reactionary, primitive, corrupted, and kaput.

So when you have a dead profession tainted by denial and narcissism, they will scream that everything is wonderful.

You see the implosion. Dean Baquet, Executive Editor of the New York Times, will talk about a “crisis” in journalism, and how this is its “Golden Age” of it.

It isn’t a golden age, and we are well beyond a crisis.

When you have journalists parroting press releases, you know the profession isn’t an authentic one, and when you are mandated with chronicling reality, not being authentic is a very bad thing.

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Instead of looking inward, journalists are spinning a lie about “fake news” being something outside of journalism. Nice try, but I wrote the book disproving that silly hypothesis — three times over.

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But journalists cannot help themselves, always spinning what they do as such a wonderful and selfless thing.

The Chicago Sun-Times chirping that their rivals Chicago Tribune’s drive to unionize is all about “doing great journalism” is laughable.

It is about saving their jobs, not realizing unionizing in a dead profession won’t do the trick.

Journalists will put up with the stench of their profession’s needless death rather than admit the obvious.

It is time for a change.

And the time is now…

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