It struck me the other day, that despite all the job loses that are taking place we seem to still have the same “bad actors” in all the same places that created and enabled our financial/political/social messes.  So I wondered, if I could replace a whole group or industry of people, who would I replace?  And where would I start?

My nomination list had many worthy members, but in the end I picked Main Stream Media.

Why?

As George Washington points out:

“Promote then as an object of primary importance, Institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge. In proportion as the structure of a government gives force to public opinion, it is essential that public opinion should be enlightened.”

— George Washington, Farewell Address, September 19, 1796

And as we have all seen, the Media tells stories THEY want to tell, to people they don’t respect.

So if I could start a hiring revolution and bring in a whole industry’s worth of new journalists and media people, this would be my ad.

Urgent! 
 The American People are Seeking:

JOURNALISTIC   SUPER   HEROES

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Dedicated to Truth, Accuracy, and Fairness 
Committed to Ensuring an Informed Citizenry 
Vigilant in Protecting the Citizenry’s Welfare
Diligent in Exposing Corruption and Conflicts
 to the Citizenry’s Best Interests 

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*Applicants must be able to Communicate with
Clarity, Compassion, Honesty and Courage.

**Applicants must also have the ability to Produce Reportage
that is Comprehensive and Free from Distortions or Partialities of Greed, Malice, Vengeance, Arrogance, and Self-righteousness.

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If you are or think you can be a:

JOURNALISTIC SUPER HERO

Please apply to 
any and all media organizations
 — Immediately!
Thank you,
 Your fellow Americans

Where would you start a hiring revolution?


Cross posted at No Quarter

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