That line is from NYU professor Jay Rosen (shortened for Twitter’s sake), he continues:
It’s better to be savvy than it is to be just, good, fair, decent, strictly lawful, civilized, sincere, thoughtful or humane. Savviness is what journalists admire in others. Savvy is what they themselves dearly wish to be. (And to be unsavvy is far worse than being wrong.)
Definitely a symptom of our local press.
The entire article can be found on The Atlantic’s website and is a must-read.
There’s so much talk about saving newspapers (which I am fully in support of) but who is going to save journalism? As we head into what is sure to be a super contentious presidential race in 2012, I cringe to thing of the type of coverage that we’re in for.