Andrew Marr: romance of news is over

My colleague Roy Greenslade spotted a provocative piece of reflection on “the end of news romantics” by Andrew Marr. The presenter and author regrets the “ubiquity” and “endlessness” of today’s news, but acknowledges that new media technology vastly improves our chances of recording what is happening. Journalism matters, Marr concludes, and is a difficult, important trade. It will, in the end, have to be paid for.


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