The Journalism Generation Gap
> - The old school would wish the government intervenes to support quality journalism, whereas we’d rather win the support of our fellow citizens through Spot.Us and Kickstarter. > - The old school regularly reminds us that our readers are stupid, whereas the internet generation knows that our obsessive focus on breaking news is hardly congenial to people who wish to understand the broader issues facing our society. > - The old school thinks good journalism is dying. The new school thinks news has become a commodity.
You might not agree with it [all](http://stdout.be/2010/two-cultures-in-media-criticism/), but it’s does highlight some of the major rifts in thinking…
Adam has been a blogger for over 20 years, and a journalist for more than 25. He currently works as a consultant and trainer, helping people do better, more engaged online journalism.