Murdoch Finally Thinks He Should Look At The Web

Murdoch Finally Thinks He Should Look At The Web
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Rupert Murdoch has said that he got it wrong in regards to digital media. The Guardian newspaper reports: In a speech to American editors in Washington, Mr Murdoch issued a...

Guy Brighton
  • 15 april 2005

Rupert Murdoch has said that he got it wrong in regards to digital media. The Guardian newspaper reports:

In a speech to American editors in Washington, Mr Murdoch issued a
stark warning to the industry, arguing that the web was "a
fast-developing reality we should grasp." He said consumers wanted "control over the media, instead of being controlled by it", pointing to the proliferation of website diaries
known as "blogs" and message boards.And newspaper editors simply cannot afford to ignore this, he said, or to look down on readers or ignore what they actually wanted.

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