Clay Shirky – Last Call

Another article in a long line of articles describing the long painful death of newspapers. 

See here.

There is one point he makes about the loss of journalistic talent. Important. I personally think that the biggest loss is the talent along with the role that many newspapers held of being a check on political issues. 

Sure, we can report on the local politician being a corrupt or a good politician in digital but how many people are going to see these reports?