You kinda slipped right off into the deep end there.
My point was merely that academic credentialing is nothing more than a credential. And has we have seen recently, academic credentialing has not prevented journalists from becoming daily editorialists in their articles or mitigated their social change activism.
Hyperbole, much? You'd do well to read more closely.We should just consider that everyone is just as smart as everyone else and we can all do each others jobs just as good... Hey, Kenneth Lay got busted so that means that Joe Plumber could run an energy company?
No, what it means is that academic credentialing is nothing more than a credential.
Talk to old school newspaper guys and they'll be up-front with you that j-school ain't all that and, in fact, has become as infected with liberal do-goodism as the cultural studies departments leading to j-school grads who want to solve social problems rather than report the news.
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