When your cool, new-age, high-tech business model says you must fire Pulitzer Prize award winning staff photographers and replace them with random teenagers with IPhone video cameras who just happened to be walking by, I think it tells you all you need to know about the intellectual and technological Walmart-ization of not just the newspaper industry, but of your very culture itself.
Perfectly put, great post.
Thing is, most of you guys can observe these sea changes from a comfortable distance at this point. Try being 25 in the midst of it and having a conscience. At least I'm not 18 I guess...
'Cows are very fond of being photographed, and, unlike architecture, don't move.' - Oscar Wilde