Monday, March 23, 2009

Death of journalism

So this is what passes for publishable news these days - Paul Krugman writes two pages in NYT Opinions section (, and Reuters immediately quotes half of it on its web site:

Guess which one of them was cross-linked from Reddit? You guessed right - the Reuters one.

What should have been a link to the original article, has become a copycat in its own right. A page was added to the Web. A "journalist" was paid for it. The reporting standards went down one notch further. The life continues...

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