Journalism is not Dead
posted at 3:33 pm on June 25, 2009 by The Race Card
“Journalism is dead.”
Popularized by Sean Hannity, this silly meme has been regurgitated exponentially across the Interwebs. It is inaccurate at best. More importantly, such lazy assertions dismiss the work of diligent fact-gatherers like Michelle Malkin.
Malkin was interviewed briefly today by Brian Kilmeade on Fox & Friends. Watch as she does the work Americans won’t by reporting on the connections between George Soros, ACORN, Obama and ABC’s health care infomercial. Published online and in print, Malkin’s piece details facts that may never be mentioned on MSNBC, CNN, et al.
I believe Michelle Malkin is the archetypal new-media journalist. I envision her tiny frame standing at the edge of the laughable abyss occupied by so-called news media, armed with facts and fervor, unwilling to back down. Raising her mighty pen-sword, she plunges piles of journalists into professional obscurity. THIS IS
(This post was really just an excuse to post video footage of MM and test my YouTube video encoding specs. For more serious consideration hereof, read this.)