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  •  This is what citizen journalism is changing... (1+ / 0-)
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    "It's been a basic tenet of journalism ... that the reporter's ideology [has] to be suppressed and submerged, so the reader has absolute confidence that what he or she is reading is not colored by previous views," Okrent says.

    Reporting each side's talking points with no responsibility to calling bullsh*t when you as a reporter know for a fact that one side is cooking the books is what is doing traditional journalism in. That type of reporting is on its way out. It may not be evolving fast enough for many of us out here, but it is evolving.

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