Once journalists were celebrated for digging up dirt and exposing corrupt and lying politicians. Today most of them have become lambs. The sycophancy of reporters and news organizations to toe the line and not rock the boat have resulted in a huge loss of credibility for the media. Fed up with the same old, same old, young people in particular are leaving traditional broadcast and print media in droves. As the political system is rife with doubletalk and doublethink, the need for fearless, independent pull no punches reporting is acute. One such journalist is Greg Palast.