The writing on the toilet wall

Szpylbert cartoon about blogs and toilet wallsBack in 2006, a German advertising person called blogs the “toilet walls of the internet”. Why should every owner of a computer have the right to publicise their opinion anyway? Fast forward a few years: we now have “news aggregators” like Huffington Post dressing up unpaid blog content as news for the masses and doing a fine job of wrecking real journalism. Toilet Walls vs. Professional Journalism: 1 – 0.


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