Alex S. Jones’ “Losing the News” by Chris Hedges

by Chris Hedges
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
Truthdig
August 14, 2009

I have spent most of my life locked in the embrace of two of the most sanctimonious institutions in America—the church and the press. They each bow down before their self-created holy creeds, never tire of trumpeting their supposed virtues, which they hold up as the highest good, and are blind to their glaring inadequacies and mounting irrelevance. They are also, in a time of seismic cultural change, dying.

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