Friday, June 23, 2006

The More Things Change

...the more they stay the same. Jonah Goldberg explains why the Internet is restoring America's historical relationship with the news media, and why the status quo of the last fifty years has not been the historic norm.

As Jonah says,

Boosters of the brave new World Wide Web and mourners of “traditional” media alike share a common view that the way the news media has operated over the last half-century is the “normal” way. Both sides think the Internet is more unprecedented and revolutionary than it is. In reality, the crumbling status quo was always an aberration.

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