Town Square

Post a New Topic

secret that technology

Original post made by WalterMitchell on Dec 11, 2013

But few people realize the impact these changes are having on the media and the future of journalism... and ultimately the future of informed civic engagement and democracy. Google, Facebook, Twitter and blogs have become ubiquitous and a source of news for many, yet they employ no journalists, do not report on or question the activities of local government and take no responsibility for accuracy.

Comments (1)

Posted by Resident, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Dec 12, 2013 at 7:51 am

Feel sure they (the establishment) said the same back when the first moveable type printing press was invented. That started the Reformation and made education available to the common people.

Only time will tell on how it affects history.


If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Scottís Seafood Mountain View to close, reopen as new concept
By Elena Kadvany | 7 comments | 2,827 views

Who Says Kids Donít Eat Vegetables?
By Laura Stec | 7 comments | 1,564 views

Breastfeeding Tips
By Jessica T | 10 comments | 1,467 views

How Bad Policy Happens
By Douglas Moran | 12 comments | 831 views

The life of Zarf
By Sally Torbey | 4 comments | 268 views