[–] elitch2 0 points 6 points (+6|-0) ago 

And that was back when they had an intellect to prostitute.

[–] Buffalonian 1 points 3 points (+4|-1) ago 

They earned the moniker "presstitutes".

The 'unbiased media' concept is a relatively new thing. There was a time they were unabashedly pro-Democrat or pro-Republican.

The pamphleteers were probably the last "independent press", and were anonymous tellers of truths not available elsewhere. Voat fills (and Reddit used to) a similar function.

[–] DesertFox33 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

Finally some journalism I can verify

[–] killer7 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Would this belong to quotes subverse?