In a recent posting in ShowMeProgress, a blogger going by the name of Willy K, residing in southwest Missouri reports on an exchange of
A story is usually real until the media gives it a tag line; then things begin to deteriorate. Dr. Gupta’s piece came after the tag lines had been written and the melodramatic music was playing. But it cut through the chafe and showed us what real broadcast journalism and real engagement in a story can be. I only wish more people had seen it.
Imagine if we looked at solving problems over the course of a generation, or perhaps even longer. One thing is that our options for solutions would grow exponentially.