Jill Abramson’s ‘Merchants of Truth’ and the Catastrophic Collapse of Entitled Print News Media – Tablet Magazine

The sensational implosion of the 20th-century American press was precipitated by a combination of hubris and negligence. The press suffered from what might be understood as the formal characteristics of a personality disorder, a set of rigid beliefs and actions resulting in a pattern of familiar self-destruction—the same affliction of myopic arrogance that led to …

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