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“You’re going to be up against people who have an opinion, a modem, and a bathrobe. All of my life, developing credentials to cover my field of work, and now I’m up against a guy named Vinny in an efficiency apartment in the Bronx who hasn’t left the efficiency apartment in two years”

— Brian Williams, anchor of the “NBC Nightly News,” speaking before New York University journalism students on the challenges traditional journalism faces from online media. Williams neglects to point out that not only is he up against Vinny, but Vinny is kicking his rear end at least a couple of times a week on major stories that NBC and other legacy media sources either go out of their way to bury or are simply too lazy to pursue.

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