Two diseases of separation between us & ’em

Arianna Huffington, appearing at a US Senate hearing on the future of journalism, on the difference between traditional media and new media:

“Traditional media has been afflicted with Attention Deficit Disorder. They are far too quick to drop a story-even a good one, in their eagerness to move on to the Next Big Thing. Online journalists have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. They chomp down on a story and stay with it, refusing to move off it until they’ve gotten down to the marrow.”

Read the full article: ADD vs OCD

Photograph: courtesy Huffington Post

Link courtesy Nikhil L.

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