The irony of journalism's perils

Is that once upon a time, there were greater constraints and obstacles in a less technological world, and yet, journalism thrived. People were more isolated. At one time, there weren't even cars on the road. Or electricity, let alone an Internet or a highly educated population.

And yet, journalism was a thriving and strong industry.

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But as communications made unprecedented progress, and people became more educated, journalism began to suffer. The more society progress, the less powerful the profession became.

Not every sector suffered this catastrophic way. It is a dilemma that is unique to this profession.

For all the excuses news producers make, they do not see that there has never been less of an excuse for them to be in this cataclysm.

And yet, they are. They have fallen when every obstacle that ever stood in their way bowed...