Interesting perspective. Wrong, but interesting.
Please be specific - wrong in what way?
The decay of language skills, the insistence on politically correct terminology (sending the right signal - as opposed to discussion of issues), and the elevation of the happy-snap as reportage, are all merely symptoms of our devolution.
Decay of language skills or change in language skills? Did senators in imperial Rome send the right signals or did they discuss issues? Where specifically is "the happy-snap" used as reportage?
If by "devolution" you mean something like de-evolution then you have conflated evolution with progress from less-advanced to more-advanced - that is not what evolution means in biology.
I would also include the mimic-ography of endless repetition of landscape icons in this. We're getting to the place were the only thing distinctive about the human species of animal is his narcissism.
When you "include the mimic-ography of endless repetition of landscape icons" you provide no reason for doing so.
Yet another thing distinctive (and actually significant) about the human species of animal is cooking