Newsweek, Time, and other fronts for the drug industry 15. June 2009 William Davis (0) I used to believe that conventional print media--newspapers, magazines--were unbiased, untouchable flames of truth. Perhaps there was a time when this was true, when the young reporter, eager to change the world, uncovered the story that righted some huge wrong. Those days are drawing to a close. Today, the once powerful print media are collapsing due to the competition of the cheaper, broader reach of the internet.