The other media crisis: Irrelevance

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September 20, 2011
In These Times
by Susan J. Douglas  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"There’s been much gnashing of teeth about the crisis in journalism—shrinking news staffs, closing newspapers, the rise of unreliable blogs, etc. But there’s another crisis we should be more worried about: the structural disconnect between the press ... and our political system. I mean really, what do you do when one of your two main political parties does not believe in facts?" [editor's note: Not just a bashing of the GOP; she focuses on the ineptitude of progressives in moving the dialogue - SAT] (09/20/11)

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