The New Communication (But What Are We Saying?)

“People hardly blink, anymore, at the potency and omnipresence of technology and its attendant powers of transformation. The information stream that was not so long ago channeled by newspapers, network television and radio, has become an unrestrained torrent that surges through cable and satellite television, cell phones cellphones, Internet blogs, podcasts and chat rooms chatrooms. It’s all changing faster than even the most keen-eyed futurists can predict. And so are we, in culturally pervasive ways, changing as well.”