The Science of Journalism
If I Had My Way
To: Mathew Ingram - email@example.com
Cc: Margaret Sullivan - firstname.lastname@example.org
From: Doug Skoglund - email@example.com
Date: 10 Oct 2014 00:00 am CDT
Subject: 2014028 - What's Your Purpose??
Serve People or Make Money??
You Can't Do Both!!!!
Oh, You can Make Some Money under a serve people purpose -- you have to -- to simply exist.
However, to make Real Money you have to stop serving and begin stealing -- you become a gambler -- win some, loose some. Your primary effort is devoted to winning vs. loosing. Not what people want or need -- but, what will people gamble on.
Unfortunately, the Real Money people are short lived -- win a pot and get out -- because the business will crash (AKA: The bubble will burst) leaving a lot of disappointed customers.
The problem is a conflict over the education of the consumer -- Big Money abhors an educated consumer. An educated consumer is a wise consumer -- one that understands all this BS.
One way or another, you people in the media are educating the consumer; however, your quest for Big Money is destructive to your long term survival.
And 20 years on the wrong track has been very costly -- for the majority. Isn't it about time to consider the alternative --
Change Your Primary Purpose??
To be continued (I really hope)
Doug Skoglund firstname.lastname@example.org
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