long and thoughtful NYT-essay about reading in a web without context

Given the constant bombardment of trivia and data that we’re subjected to in today’s mediascape, it’s little wonder that noisy, Manichean arguments tend to get more attention than subtle, policy-heavy ones; that funny, snarky or willfully provocative assertions often gain more traction than earnest, measured ones; and that loud, entertaining or controversial personalities tend to get the most ink and airtime.

wie verändert das netz unsere lesegewohnheiten? nicht viel grundlegend neues, aber eine schöne zusammenfassung verschiedener ansichten zur laufenden diskussion. sonttagabendlesestoff.

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