Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Telling Us What We Need To Know

It's long struck me that when the internet decided to destroy journalism, the journalist class had a choice. They could have made the point that they were important because they were skilled at compiling and communicating what might interest people, or they could cling to their AUTHORITAH and claim they were important gatekeepers, deciding what the rabble should know. They chose the latter, and now they wonder why we don't applaud.