Monday, January 10, 2011

The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs : My talk with a left-wing hack

The Dan Lyons/Fake Steve persona shift is nearly entirely back to the former; the post referenced below is a timely reality check, in any case

The problem in media goes much wider than Palin and Limbaugh and Beck. The entire media business needs to do some soul-searching. News in general, in all forms, has become so debased and vulgar and unserious. Now all of us are paying the price. Because maybe it sounds pious to say that news is important to a culture. We’ve all had our fill of hacks who take themselves and their “profession” too seriously. But on the other hand, there was a time, in the days of Walter Cronkite, say, when reporting news was something that people took seriously, and maybe I’m just an “old,” but you know what? We were better off in those days.

The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs : My talk with a left-wing hack

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