The Internet is a wondrous free speech-free market Xanadu. It has revolutionized an incalculable number of things. Life is better, stronger, faster – easier.
But like any other tool – a gun, hammer or shovel, for instance – the Internet can be used for things both good…and ill. Which brings us to the legacy media – the Jurassic Press.
Before the Internet and the rest of the new media revolution – the Jurassic Press had a monopoly. A tiny coterie of Leftist outlets – controlled the entire national narrative.
The World Wide Web – shattered the media landscape. With shards for everyone. There were millions of media pieces now available. To anyone from anywhere along the ideological spectrum.
Nothing before the Internet made free speech more horizontal. Never before was the bar of discourse entry so low. More