This is the third part in a series of posts on the Internet and journalism. Earlier in the week, I started with "The Internet is for data". I continued with "Suspension of disbelief is critical to process data". And today I want to move from talking about 'data' in the generic sense to looking at different types of data - written, audio and video.
My conclusion is going to be that the Internet has been a significant disruptor of all three data types. But it's the level of disruption that matter...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.