The Daily Bell - Wishful Thinking: Why The Economist Wants Social Media to Replace Blogs: "The Economist Magazine is out with an article entitled 'The end of mass media: Coming full circle.' It actually provides us with a kind of sub-dominant social theme – that 'social media' take us back to the pamphleteering days of Samuel Johnson, Ben Franklin, Thomas Paine and others.
This has been, in a sense, a message of ours for many years. And here at DB, we've regularly compared the output of the Gutenberg Press and its revolutionary influence to the Internet. The Economist is about 10 years late in joining the party."
2 years ago