What happens when newspapers die

April 7, 2009

newspapersFrom Bob Jacobs, Acting Associate Administrator for NASA public affairs, in a note to public affairs directors and news chiefs today on what happens when newspapers go away according to The Nation:

Interesting reading … the takeaway line I saw was “… when print and television newsrooms dry up, the internet will implode into a sinkhole of unedited opinion, hypothesis, rumor, and supposition…” Yep, that’s our new world in which we’ll need to navigate.

To read the essay referenced here go to http://www.thenation.com/doc/20090406/nichols_mcchesney. It’s titled “The Death and Life of Great American Newspapers.”

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2 Responses to “What happens when newspapers die”

  1. sion Says:

    thanks

  2. sion Says:

    really useful ill come again


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