January 12, 2004

"Alternative" News Catching On

This doesn't surprise me at all. "WASHINGTON - People are turning increasingly to alternatives such as the Internet for news about the presidential campaign, shifting away from traditional outlets such as the nightly network news and newspapers, a poll found. " It's a big world out there. Picking the stories you read or watch used to be reserved to a handful of editors, producers, and anchormen. Today, the information advantage big centralized national news organizations had has disappeared. What's left is a lot of individuals or groups (like us) who apply our own unique perspective (orientation) as a filter for what matters and what doesn't. I think it's already starting to yield a much more direct analysis of what's going on...as well as more direct opportunities to benefit financially. But we'll see...


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