This morning, walking with my dog, our village newspaper distributor offered me De Volkskrant for free. I appreciated her offer but resisted. I would not read the paper anyway. A forthnight ago – although our village is very small – a competing newspaper distributor offered me De Limburger free for a week. Again, I replied that – I’m 54 and a proud reader – would not accept the offer.
Something is going on with mass media. Sipping a Cafe Latte, i read Adam Singer’s post. I think the heading is misleading but his reflections are worth a free read!
September 20, 2009
I rather like having discussions with Mitch Joel, he gives me good food-for-thought. That’s because we grew up in different times – I have only known a digital society, he has seen both a digital and analog. Due to this we tend to look at things through a different lens.
Mitch wrote something else that struck me recently. He made several different points so I’m going to respond to a few parts bit by bit:
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