Friday, September 03, 2010

"The bad guys get away with stuff" (UPDATED)

That's one of the effects when fewer investigative journalists are working in newsrooms.

Sound business practice? Perhaps. Sound journalism practice? Uh, no.

UPDATE: Mind you, anytime a news organization cans staff, it demonstrates it's lack of commitment to journalism. (Yes, I understand that no business ought to be asked to financially fail; nevertheless, absent evidence that such a situation is taking place, canning people seems an awfully convenient way to do business these days.) Check out what is happening at one newspaper.

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