The safest profession in the world is probably journalism in support of the state.
Undoubtedly, the most dangerous profession in the world is journalism in opposition to the state.
For years, America’s pro-government (“mainstream”) press has promoted an agenda of increasing government power and control. Political movements which threaten the dominance of established government have received endless criticism from “the press.”
Now, as readers and viewers abandon the government-supporting press in favor of alternative news outlets, members of the “mainstream” press are literally begging critics to stop criticizing. See here.