Bill Bennett on the tectonic Shift in News Distribution

Bill Bennett offers this commentary on the techtonic shift that occurred in news distribution during the 2004 Presidential election:
I am writing of the Internet combined with talk-radio.

New Websites with different news and opinion sources emerged over the past few years, sites with names like Powerline, Littlegreenfootballs, HughHewitt.com, and The Corner. They are run by attorneys, professors, former attorneys, former professors, journalists, scholars, and smart, seemingly ordinary citizens, uncrowned by tenure committees, major networks, or print newspapers. And the Dan Rathers of the world had no idea what they were or what their power could do. Many elites are just now beginning to pay attention.

We are just beginning to feel the full ramifications of this transition.

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