The Media Is Dying—I Heard It on Twitter!


| 1/28/2009 10:37:45 AM


Tags: Media, media ownership, Twitter,

themediaisdyingAt an undisclosed location, somewhere in the United States, a public relations man is chronicling the demise of the media as we know it—and he’s doing it in short bursts of 140 characters or less.

If you are a journalist or media organization who is not on Twitter, you should be. And once you’re there, you should subscribe to the daily beating that is a Twitter feed called themediaisdying.

There you’ll find the rat-a-tat-tat of daily media executions. Here’s a sampling of the devastation:

VIBE has lost an associate music editor, Shanel Odum.

MAD MAGAZINE is going quarterly

susan k. stewart
2/5/2009 8:10:15 AM

Is media dying or evolving to a new medium?