Have you ever asked yourself why journalism is dying? Well, as it turns out, it’s not journalists’ fault; it’s ours.

Please allow Patrick Thornton, CQ Roll Call’s senior director of user experience and strategy, to explain it — hopefully in a way even we rubes will be able to understand:

Let’s focus on the middle tweet, shall we?

Amazing. Just amazing.

Gee, we can’t for the life of us imagine why the media don’t get more respect!