Friday, October 06, 2006

News Links

Jack Shafer profiles Bloomberg and lambasts newspapers: "As mature and graying industries, newspapers are mortified by the creative destruction of changing markets, so they take only tiny and confused steps—mostly backwards." Shafer appears to be suggesting that Bloomberg is the future of journalism or at least a significant part of it.

On a fairly unrelated note, the Washington Post has added the ability for people to comment on every story on its Web site, including opinion pieces. It's still a little rough around the edges, but pretty cool nonetheless. Here's the comments on a Krauthammer column.


At 10:20 PM, Blogger jessicraft said...

Hey friends,

I noticed that the LA Times started referring to the "Iraqi Civil War" over Thanksgiving weekend. Sea change?

-Jessica Hilberman


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