A closer look at the New Media revolution

James Fallows has written a fantastic piece about New Media in this month’s The Atlantic…

Everyone from President Obama to Ted Koppel is bemoaning a decline in journalistic substance, seriousness, and sense of proportion. But the author, a longtime advocate of these values, takes a journey through the digital-media world and concludes there isn’t any point in defending the old ways. Consumer-obsessed, sensationalist, and passionate about their work, digital upstarts are undermining the Old Media—and they may also be pointing the way to a brighter future.

Learning to Love the (Shallow, Divisive, Unreliable) New Media”

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