He reads so you don’t

He reads so you don’t have to
: Matt Welch suffers through a bunch of ponderous journalism books (yes, it’s redundant) to defend the craft against its many defenders in Reason.

Profits are robust, even during an advertising recession. Legal protections remain the strongest in the world, even during a time of war. Technology has removed most barriers to entry, ushering in literally hundreds of thousands of new publications, some of which are altering the very way we produce and consume the news. A day