Media/newspaper/printmedia/Morozov: Newspapers no longer publish articles that their readers are not interested in; the increasing spread of self-tracking in connection with social networking data guarantees that everyone can read a highly individualized newspaper (apart from the word level!) that delivers the highest possible click rate. No story is unclicked, every headline is tweeted.
Media/Internet/Meme/Intermediaries/filter/Morozov: just as the Church was seen by many as an unnecessary and destructive intermediary between believers and God, so publication media are accused of blocking direct access to memes and ideas. "The Internet" is a solution that frees the meme from the hands of the creative elites.
No one is more impressed by this highly democratizing development than Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon. He likes to boast that he is committed to eliminating gatekeepers because they are the cause of "slow innovation". _____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
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