Saturday, October 8, 2011

The Soullessness of (most) of the Political Media

NYU's Professor of Journalism, Jay Rosen wrote:

In politics, it’s better to be savvy (shrewd, practical, well-informed, perceptive, ironic, “with it,” and unsentimental) than it is to be honest or correct on the facts. It’s better to be savvy than it is to be just, good, fair, decent, strictly lawful, civilized, sincere or humane.

Very disturbing. If you are a fan or detractor of Karl Rove, look beyond the article's depiction of him to the larger issue of the belief system of the mainstream political press:


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