The Media Doesn’t Own the Story Anymore

For a while now, I’ve been meaning to write a piece about old media (e.g. The New York Times) and how it will have to change in order to survive going forward. But I think John Herrman and Ben Smith sum it up extraordinarily well:

The media’s new and unfamiliar job is to provide a framework for understanding the wild, unvetted, and incredibly intoxicating information that its audience will inevitably see — not to ignore it.

The Media Doesn’t Own The Story Anymore