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With the rise of the internet, social media, and mobile phones, spreading news has become very easy. A new crowd of ‘citizen journalists’ – people sharing pictures of traffic jams, blogging about local events, providing their individual opinions on websites – can be seen everywhere. However, the idea that professional journalism will soon decline is premature at best because _____________.

Which of the following best completes the passage?

A. many people acting as ‘citizen journalists’ would not want to take journalism as a profession
B. many people acting as ‘citizen journalists’ are only interested in certain types of news
C. professional journalists present the news in a much more polished manner
D. professional journalists provide insights that citizen journalists cannot
E. professional journalists are dedicated to their job while citizen journalists are less reliable in news reporting

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will go with D ..waiting for OA ..
E also looks fine ...

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Answer: E

D may not be right because citizen journalists don't cover all the news. They just cover local events.

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I think it's D
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