Virtual Goods Worth More than Real News: Curmudgeon 08/27/2010
in 2014 Americans will be spending $1.5 billion on online newspaper subscriptions and $5 billion on imaginary objects. Maybe I find this ridiculous because I’m a reporter and my sympathies lie with the newspaper industry. via MediaPost Publications Virtual Goods Worth More than Real News: Curmudgeon 08/27/2010. So this does sound like “amusing ourselves to…
New media is always disruptive.
I didn’t say that. Marshall McLuhan did. But it is something that is a hard lesson to grasp. The “1984” mash-up that puts Hillary Clinton in the “Big Brother” role, and the iPod carrying, screen smasher who represents a blow for freedom is wearing an “Obama” t-shirt. I found it and the brief discussion that…