I love On the Media but I think they missed the boat this week in a lead story on changes in media in New Orleans after Katrina. They explored the big change in the town’s attitude toward its paper — they like it now — and the growth of TV news and of Hispanic radio. But they all but ignored the internet, which was almost the only outlet for news after the storm and still today is the link to the widespread New Orleans disaspora. Obviously, I’m prejudiced, having had a role in the launch of Nola.com, but the relationship of online to old media today is a good part of the story we didn’t hear.
by Jeff Jarvis