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> Modern journalistic tack is to write sensationalist scare stories targeted at the least common denominator moron, as they'll be the most outraged and hang on every update.

I don't think it's a coincidence that most modern journalism isn't worth reading, IMHO.

> Or you do, but it's just decades old from a time when the goal was to inform and not just get page views?

It's not decades old - I just like to think we did a good job of writing informative pieces instead of sensationalist nonsense.

At least, we made a very, very dedicated effort to follow journalistic ethics - I'll let others be the judge on how well we succeeded. :-)

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