Agreed! I call it “back-patting due to hero worship” when it comes to the likes of the big news orgs. All of the journalism talking heads want to be on their good sides, so they give far more praise than is due.
Sometimes in journalism we like to pat ourselves on the back.
I think some moral support is good from time to time. But I also think we often don’t deserve it.
The Washington Post announced a crowdsourcing platform they built.
NYT does contextual links.
These are both great…