Too Cool for words: Legacy media unionize and die

From Andy Newman and John Leland at New York Times:

DNAinfo and Gothamist Are Shut Down After Vote to Unionize

The news took the newsroom by surprise. David Colon, a reporter for Gothamist, said that a lawyer for DNAinfo was present when the staff was told, but that he “didn’t really” take questions.

“Very classy,” Mr. Colon said. “I yelled a lot and somebody told me to stop. Now we’re all trying to figure out what to do.” More.

Reality check: Don’t those few sentences tell everyone on the planet what is wrong with left-behind media?

See also:  Why rubes don’t trust traditional media anymore Because we can get wrong information without paying for it.

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