It’s no secret the media is in the midst of a grand revolution. And like many of our society’s largest seismic shifts, the epicenter is here in the Bay Area.
The Well was dug from these hills. Craig Newmark compiled his list here. Steve Jobs’ Apple grew in the orchards of Silicon Valley.
More recently, we’ve seen the stumbling rise of “citizen journalism” and the crumbling fall of the Knight Ridder newspaper chain, an august San Jose media corporation that was just forced to liquidate its assets by investors worried about their returns.
As with any major quake, the resulting damage has been severe.
Can’t the media all get along?
March 19th, 2006 · No Comments