But part of the problem with our news media is that too much of it is too reactive, too spun up, too short-sighted, etc. There’s not enough depth of thought given to context, to history, to what really matters versus what is simply ephemera.
Media companies should encourage editors & reporters to block out time each day for focused reading
Jon Ward
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“I can give you a 20,000 word, deeply researched, meticulous examination of the internal politics and gender studies of the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, or I can give you a 500 word hot take on the dangers of AI and automation without doing any research or having any knowledge of the issue.”

Things that don’t matter receive deep inspection, things that do matter get off-the-cuff knee-jerk responses with no depth or understanding.

Welcome to 2017.

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