“It is dangerous in any sector to allow a single player to become dominant. It is doubly dangerous with the media sector because of the combination of factors described above. The press, rightly, argues that it exists to be a check on power. But when society’s watchdog shies away from holding itself to account it thereby creates a very potent form of unaccountable power.”
“When people…crow that the internet is kicking the hell out of journalism, it is in part because their traditional platforms are crumbling.
If any part of journalism is dying, it’s the part that believes it has an inherent right to live.” Continue reading