From Town Criers to Bloggers: How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age? #544505-04770

Submission Number:
544505-04770
Commenter:
Don York
Organization:
Retired
State:
New Mexico
Initiative Name:
From Town Criers to Bloggers: How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age?
What do the following occupations have in common: Buggy whip manufacturer, blacksmith, telephone operator, and key punch operator? Answer: They are all occupations that have been replaced by technology advances. Printed journalism should join this class of occupations. Any money spent to keep printed journalism alive is wasted money.