We’ve seen a full 24-hour media cycle now on the news that Dara Khosrowshahi is Uber’s presumed new CEO.

It’s gone like this:

WHO? -> WHAT HAPPENED TO PEOPLE WE HEARD OF?-> AMAZING CHOICE -> Aw, Uber was never so bad, it just needed change at the top!

And that’s not a surprise. Most journalism centers on access, both on a macro level (conference business/TV appearances) but also on a micro-level of getting leaks and scoops.