The news media needs an honest reckoning
The news industry drove its own decline with half-baked business plans, faddish "pivots," an exaggerated emphasis on progressive orthodoxy, debilitating ageism and a dishonest version of objectivity
The news industry is reeling after a parade of errors over two decades -- and this is a disaster, because the rough draft of history cannot be produced by algorithms or the wisdom of the crowd.
Open societies and free markets need dedicated and knowledgeable journalists holding power to account and connecting the dots. Vote…