This is one view of the future of journalism. If you have a moment, please take the time to read it:
It's just about the best blog post I've ever read (although these reviews of Mamma Mia! and Sex and the City 2 come close)
It obviously comes from a left-leaning perspective, but I think it transcends it, because the left will adopt the horrors articulated within, if they haven't already.
And then, the implications for journalism (which, let's face it, has compromised itself in so many areas) are grindingly predictable.