Many have despaired over the perceived decline of journalism. But I see many reasons for hope. In our new digital environment, what endures is the need for excellence, knowledge and integrity from a free press who helps people become good citizens.
We can all agree that business journalism can be improved. I have my own kit bag of concerns and fears. But Dean Starkman seems to suggest that reforming journalism shouldn't be all that hard -- that it's really a matter of realizing what's gone awry.
"Reformers" still seek to build educational monocultures. They want to destroy the educational "status quo" in order to save our diverse school systems. So, one rushed "silver bullet" after another is funded.