Maybe it’s because it’s a slow news day, or maybe it’s because no one feels like humoring Debra Messing and chasing down her five-alarm tweet that’s absolutely certain to lead to President Trump’s impeachment.

Or maybe it’s this hot tip:

In any case, The Atlantic’s Adam Serwer kicked things off with some breaking news that quickly spread through the online community of journalists.

Pretty much. Remember last fall when a NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll on favorability placed the news media second to last, just above Vladimir Putin?

OK, enough.

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