"The news industry is being disrupted by the democratization of information distribution, since anyone can now become a publisher — including original sources of content who once were forced to use newspapers."
Mines the negative impact of social media and technology on journalism, moving readers away from traditional print formats and shifting the landscape of writing.
Notes that because "the sources are going direct" instead of through newswires and traditional print sources, publishers must adapt, and simply creating paywalls does not solve the problem. Since the article focuses on the journalists, it neglects to point out the great potential for bloggers to be real-time news sources.
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Source is GigaOm.
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