Page One, the documentary about the NYTimes and new media, etc.…
Opening nationwide on Friday. Worth your time.
However, the discussants we heard tonight after the movie did not grasp the crucial issue of how Internet news consumers are to tell if what is out there to be read is true, partly true, totally agenda-driven—where the content is along that continuum.
I proposed to my audience of one that perhaps True Journalists could get a seal or special flag like your bank has for online transactions. Opens a can of worms, of course, but it’s better than the panel’s answer: consumers will need to be discerning.
Not. An. Answer.
Even if that’s the way it plays out, it’s not a good scenario.