How to imagine our media future

Philip Meyer, author of the influential book, “The Vanishing Newspaper: Saving Journalism in the Information Age“, tries to predict a media future:

A smaller, less frequently published version packed with analysis and investigative reporting and aimed at well-educated news junkies that may well be a smart survival strategy for the beleaguered old print product.

What this does for the less educated and less media-savvy in society is anybody’s guess. Should only the elite get access to vital information? The future of public broadcasting must be strong.

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