What he said. This is essentially what I mean when I talk about identifying the traits journalists (and journalism, as it were) need retain or cultivate to work well in a changing media environment.
About a year ago, maybe longer, it seemed various factions in the media and journalism debate were not on the same page. Lost in the shuffle, was discussion of skills and habits of mind useful in reporting, capital R, immutable and eternal. They should be discussed the way we discuss scientific skills and habits of mind.
From interview with Eric Roston : A Blog Around The Clock