You don't know if you should laugh or cry, but as you are pondering which way to go with that you are already chuckling!
The state of affairs in and around this industry can be tragicomical.
Most music journalists really don't know music anymore - and it's not even a requirement. And the 'talent scouts' don't either. Etc!
The tip of the iceberg of this situation makes headlines in general media as a radio producer 'discovers' Annie Lennox.