Odd, many online journalists — not print or TV curmudgeons, but those who belong to an online journalism association — believe the Internet is changing journalism for the worse. New survey:
More than half, however, believe the internet is changing the fundamental values of journalism — more often than not for the worse. Among the biggest changes cited are a loosening of standards (45%), more outside voices reducing the clout of journalists (31%) and an increased emphasis on speed (25%).
Is that like smokers believing smoking causes cancer?
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