He helped preside over the demise. If we still had any media integrity left this guy would never have come close to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, unless perhaps as a visitor. Ironically, Americans can’t even do that any longer, thanks to him.
President Obama weighed in on the state of journalism in an Amazon Kindle interview published Wednesday, noting the difficulties journalists face in the new media atmosphere and declaring that the “old times aren’t coming back.”
“It used to be there were local newspapers everywhere,” Obama said. “If you wanted to be a journalist, you could really make a good living working for your hometown paper.