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Broad Brushes on Big Canvasses

Danny Glover (National Journal): Gross Generalizations About Old And New Media. It’s just plain wrong to demean an entire segment of the media, whether old or new, based on the flaws of a few practioners within it. The modern media world would be a far better place if the converging interests would crank the cynicism and animosity down a notch or three.

Looking forward to that day.

3 Comments on “Broad Brushes on Big Canvasses”

  1. #1 Seth Finkelstein
    on Aug 22nd, 2007 at 7:27 pm

    But what if cynicism and animosity sells? What if someone can get attention and status and even money, by pandering intense cynicism and animosity?

  2. #2 Jon Garfunkel
    on Aug 22nd, 2007 at 9:03 pm

    I’ll actually have a response to the whole Skube saga along the lines of the “better critics” thinking (and not “bitter critics”), perhaps by Monday.

  3. #3 Dan Gillmor
    on Aug 23rd, 2007 at 10:33 am

    We know they sell, Seth — witness Fox News, Drudge and any number of other sites…