Journalists may thrive on news - by definition, the unexpected or novel - but they're terrible at getting out of their own comfortable ruts.
Consider, for example, the decade or so of abject denial about their threatened business model that followed the apocalyptic arrival of Craigslist, which removed the crucial revenue that came from classified advertising.
In short, we (yes, I include myself) don't handle change all that well.
And now we - the traditional, the legacy, the mainstream media - have to change.
Donald Trump has been a candidate and will be a president who requires vastly different coverage. If the '70s brought, via Tom Wolfe, Joan Didion and Norman Mailer, what was called "the New Journalism," I suggest we now need a New New Journalism.
Here are some ways journalism must be reinvented: