The fallout from this election season is being felt in many different corners of our lives: feminism, such as it is, is once again on the front-burner, SNL may actually be relevant again, and the merits of the caucus vs. primary, may no longer qualify as a bonus question on a civics test, so common a topic did it become last spring. But for our purposes it all comes down to, you guessed it, whether print journalism is still relevant in this election cycle. Not so much, Bill Keller tells the NYO.
The news outlets that aim to be aggressive, serious and impartial — don’t dominate the conversation the way we once did, and that’s fine, except it means some excellent hard work gets a little muffled.
But is it really fine?