For those who are unfamiliar with the concept of a hitchhiker’s guide, or who do not understand sarcasm, the primary purpose of this website is humor or parody. While the information here can and should be informative, it should also be taken with a rather large grain of salt.

    Should you find anything in this guide that you disagree with or in fact know to be false, please do remember the golden rule first laid out in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, “The Guide is definitive. Reality is frequently inaccurate.”

reporter Archives - The Hitchhiker's Guide to Journalism


Reporters come in only two types. The first is a naive idealist who refuses to believe or acknowledge that there are any flaws in the institution of reporting the news. They are often shocked to find out that the news organization that employs them is actually a business, as they do not understand the very… read more »


It is the goal of most media outlets to provide a balanced reporting. This sort of reporting often involves finding all sides of a story and reporting on them. For many issues there are two sides. For and against. So a reporter goes out, interviews the people who are for the issue they are writing… read more »