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    Quote Originally Posted by juan View Post
    This is just continuing the downfall of the mainstream media as the view their people - reporters, photographers, copy editors, etc. - as expenses rather than assets.
    Yes. But the root cause is the acceptance by the public of lower quality work.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MDR View Post
    Reuters is mostly a propaganda agency these days and therefore doesn't need good photojournalist who still might have an iota of integrity. They prefer one sided reports best made by one side of a civil war or political party. Knowledge, moral and integrity in these days are a hindrance to business and that's what reuters is.
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    Quote Originally Posted by resummerfield View Post
    Yes. But the root cause is the acceptance by the public of lower quality work.
    Sorry, but blaming consumer for screwing up is not the right approach.
    Newsmedia imho has gone down the drain because they havent cared enough to report what people would rather read or see

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    Quote Originally Posted by analoguey View Post
    Newsmedia imho has gone down the drain because they havent cared enough to report what people would rather read or see
    What is the basis for this opinion?

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    Quote Originally Posted by resummerfield View Post
    Yes. But the root cause is the acceptance by the public of lower quality work.
    The public may have little choice in the matter. Isn't it the classic case of the producer tail wagging the consumer dog. The producers( paymasters) of photographs decides that a better standard isn't needed for Mr Average who quickly becomes used to a lower standard.

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