How the Celebrity-Journalist Myth Ruined American Media

by Benjamin Domenech on 7:33 am July 21, 2009

Russ Smith, not a celebrity-journalist, chronicles the glamorization of an essentially middle class pursuit, and the puffed up figures who emerged as the new presumptive Woodwards and Bernsteins of the media world. The death of old media begins when you start paying these folks as if they’d broken Watergate because they’re on MSNBC a lot.

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