Old guard media seek to refashion itself in market decentralization - Nooganomics. Local economy & free markets
print As a latecomer to independent local media, I have much to learn from people to whom use of Internet networks is old hat. In the work to catch up, I attended an event Thursday in which staffers at WRCB TV-3 talked about the station’s expanding online presence and how it uses apps and tweets to “connect” with viewers and website visitors.The Internet has had a flattening effect on the idea of the newsroom, tending to make it more of a co-op or collaborative than a pyramid. The Web expects journalists to draw from their reservoirs holistically, not just professionally.