Matt Taibbi Schools a Journalism Prof on Professional Ethics

by John Rubino
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Media gatekeepers are desperate for an excuse to set up a “Ministry of Truth” with themselves in charge. Matt Taibbi (a real reporter) explains why the mainstream media has lost the right to demand this kind of respect. Here’s an excerpt:

In Defense Of Substack

UCLA professor Sarah Roberts, co-leader of something called the UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry — media critics whose stated goal is “strengthening democracy through culture-making” — went on a lengthy Twitter tirade against Substack last night, one that gained a lot of attention. I should probably respond since, as one prominent reporter put it to Glenn Greenwald and me this morning, “Shit, it’s like she wrote this for the two of you.”

The main thread:

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