Either there's a collective ignorance spreading or people are afraid to use the pronoun me to refer to themselves.
I hear a lot of people say dumb, ungrammatical things like "between him and I" and "Sally and myself went downtown."
The first-person accusative form of the singular pronoun I is and always has been me.
One cannot substitute a reflexive pronoun such as myself for a regular pronoun such as I or me. It has to be coupled with one of those to reflect upon it.
For instance, "Sally prefers spaghetti, but I myself would rather eat lasagna." You can leave out myself in this sentence if you like, but you cannot substitute it for I.