And the Local Old Media took Notice.
On The Record
Personally I’m a little fond of that one because they mentioned yours truly. (And it’s all about me, right?) 🙄
Then there was one of the local TV stations, WTOC, who showed up for a while in the morning with a camera and a reporter.
I think the most revealing quote that the Old Media folks found was this one from Josh Hallett that was in the newspaper’s article:
“Everything I do and say is on the record. There’s nothing I say that’s off the record, and that’s kind of the way of the world now.”
And Josh is right. From all the people with their laptops typing away at one of the 69 wi-fi hotspots in town to folks like Amber Rhea walking around with pocket sized recorders wearing t-shirts that say, “I’m podcasting this” you never know who is going to be reporting what you say any more.
From what I saw Friday, the Old Media still hasn’t gotten their collective minds around that little point of change yet. So small. Yet it may very well change everything.
Here’s the video from the TV station for those of you who prefer that medium.