“"The thread that unites these projects is the "creative destruction" of traditional media in the digital age. Destroy to build. The goal is not our satisfaction or security; it is informed and engaged communities."
Really? How does a community like New Orleans become informed and engaged when 30% of its citizens don't have internet access and rely on the daily paper as their source for news? Newhouse has done it's best to make sure New Orleans' population is uninformed and disenfranchised, not to mention unemployed if you were unlucky enough to work for the Times-Picayune.”
“this may be the only instance where the words used by a fictional character actually matter. i've been correcting people who refer to katrina as a natural disaster since day one and will continue to do so. thanks to hbo, david simon, and the writers of treme for taking that ball and running with it.”