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Slouching Toward Post-Journalism — Martin Gurri

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The New York Times and other elite media outlets have openly embraced advocacy over reporting....The opposite of censorship, which amounts to silencing opposition, is advocacy, which amounts to propaganda. It used to be called "yellow press" although that term seems to have lapsed into history.While this is chiefly about politics, advocacy and censorship affect not only politics but also economics. As always, follow the money and power.City-JournalSlouching Toward Post-JournalismMartin GurriRelatedZero Hedge"You're Forgetting Who You Are As A Journalist": Rand Paul Slams Stephanopoulos In Sunday Spat Over Election IntegrityTyler Durden

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The New York Times and other elite media outlets have openly embraced advocacy over reporting....

The opposite of censorship, which amounts to silencing opposition, is advocacy, which amounts to propaganda. It used to be called "yellow press" although that term seems to have lapsed into history.

While this is chiefly about politics, advocacy and censorship affect not only politics but also economics. 

As always, follow the money and power.

City-Journal

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