Well, That's Encouraging

In an article on the lies around the Iran deal -- which were truly infuriating to behold -- an explanation of why they get away with it.
As Rhodes admits, it's not that hard to shape the narrative. "All these newspapers used to have foreign bureaus," Rhodes said. "Now they don't. They call us to explain to them what's happening in Moscow and Cairo. Most of the outlets are reporting on world events from Washington. The average reporter we talk to is 27 years old, and their only reporting experience consists of being around political campaigns. That's a sea change. They literally know nothing."

1 comment:

J Melcher said...

They know nothing, and know no-one to ask.

Over and over we see the "host" of a new show interviewing a "guest" over a topic, and the guest is another journalist. It's not like Diane Rehm gets John Bolton or Madeline Albright on the phone to discuss the issues of the day. It's like Beaver asking Wally, Lumpy and Eddie ...