Journalist Sydney Schanberg, whose New York Times reporting on Cambogia inspired the film The Killing Fields, has observed that “what those (talk show hosts) like Tucker Carlosn, Chris Matthews and Bill O’Reilly do might be journalism if they did real research. But they don’t have time, and that’s not the purpose of the shows. They are not journalists but performers. And a lot of people have begun to mistake performers for journalists.”
cu usurinta puteti pune in locul numelor de gazde de talk show american, gazdele talk show-urilor de la noi (inclusiv de la televiziunile de stiri) si brusc faceti lumina pe strada “de ce ne-am indepartat de jurnalism”
cartea lui Grobel e scrisa in 2004, pe noi abia de anul trecut ne ating lucrurile acestea.