News Corp is all sad and blue because their model of doing journalism is archaic.
The business of news was hurting long before Big Tech. I covered that business when Big Tech wasn’t big, but were the new kids on the block making the most out of technological progress, while the old geezers of legacy media jawed around about how great they were and didn’t keep up with the times.
That is on journalism. Not Big Tech. That is like the horse and buggy driver railing against cars.
You snooze, you lose.
You had people like me sound the alarm way back then, but as journalism never respects a woman’s knowledge, they thought — seriously — that this whole Internet thing was a fad.
As in, people will get tired of the news freedoms Big Tech brings and come back to being told what to think.
The business is corrupt beyond repair. Their hubris blinds them to the obvious.
So they had this coming, and…