You are your own professor.
The media just didn’t lose all credibility during the Trump-Clinton contest. They killed the journalism profession altogether.
Light of a candle and swallowing sin,
I’ve opened my door so that you can come in.
I offer you food over here by the fire
Recalling a dozen or so instances wherein the “most accountable” newsmen in the world lied like rugs.
Look, I understand that we all want to channel our inner Buzzfeed sometimes, but it’s so damn constant.
“Trump always surrounds himself w thugs. Tonight thug Corey Lewandowski tried to pull my gf @MichelleFields to ground when she asked tough q”
I no longer think my purpose in this world is to write. I think it’s to love.
Nowhere does the Society of Professional Journalists Code of Ethics encourage journalists to persist and badger. Rather, they are called to be courageous — and are reminded, the “pursuit of the news is not a license for arrogance or undue intrusiveness.”
After realizing he turned his friend into a cam girl, he immediately shut off the ‘scope’ and said “let’s all pretend that didn’t happen.” Addendum: I got a follow-up email from the writer here. “Thanks man. Is it going to get on the front page and be posted on the Thought Catalog Twitter? I got Amanda Oleander to read it and tweet it out. She has 500,000 followers on Periscope.”
Journalism — ethical journalism — has been a great force for good in the world, but it’s also been a great force for senseless, pointless intrusion in people’s lives and destruction of people’s privacy for nothing more than quick bucks off of gossip.