Do Journalists Lack Faith in Their Audience?

Two journalists in Britain have each posted articles discussing whether “new media” is good for “traditional journalism.” David Lee starts us off with this statement:

“…in the rush to embrace new media we risk destroying the soul of traditional reporting.”

John Kelly responds:

“There exists a certain lack of faith in the market when it comes to some journalists… that the only (or a major) reason that journalism has been heretofore successful is because it didn’t have to compete…”

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