Pedro Molina

不要救助新闻界

卢布尔雅那——

通观历史,政治领袖们一般都会支持现有的通讯技术,以维护其统治。如今的政府也一样:他们往往以“保护我们都熟知的民主”的名义,倾向于保护报业和公共电视台。不过,阻碍科技的发展在过去不得人心,现在同样不是聪明之举。相反的,政治人物(和媒体)必须与时俱进。

对于传统的报业来说,他们正面临着和银行业,制造业和太阳能业者同样的困境,自己原有的客户正在被新型科技吸引而流失的危险。于是,他们只得转而向政府寻求帮助。但名义却是很高尚:媒体是民主的基石。如果只有博客和微博,没有记者报道新闻,普通公众怎么知道该支持谁呢?

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