Grant Hunter
Oct 5, 2010

Too much clutter and the future editors

Our consumption of ‘news’ and our relationship with it has recently experienced a fundamental shift. This change has now been kicked into overdrive, particularly in the last few months.

In the beginning newspapers dominated. They were born in an age where the editor controlled, filtered and pushed out quality content. Yes, there was a trade-off. It was relatively expensive, but as any media mogul will preach, “quality costs”. They were also quite often biased with their singular viewpoints.

The web then exploded and moved us to an open-sourced world. We were encouraged to explore.  Like kids in a sweet shop, we were spoilt for choice. And it...

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