In fact, he's downright "appalled" by the whole idea of Internet journalism and seems to wish it would all just go away. We need to leave the "reporting" to him and his professional class of "real" journalists, Safer sonorously declared...I think the worst part for Morley is that stories like this are sneaking past the 60 Minutes Guardians and are making it into the public eye.
Safer, a Canadian, admitted that he "sounds like a Neanderthal" with his hatred of citizen journalism -- which, he said, he'd trust as much as he'd trust "a citizen surgeon" -- nonetheless he rejects the idea that mere citizens can be a legitimate source of news reporting.
|Wormtongue. Err, no, that's not right. Morley Safer. Yeah, that's it. Morley Safer.|