New Media is a subject that means quite a bit to me. While I am a traditionalist in terms of writing and don’t believe in the sensationalism that many buy into on the internet, I do love the concept of New Media.
There are likely many definitions to the term New Media. I believe that new media allows for a certain intimacy that traditional media simply doesn’t have room to give. New Media doesn’t have walls. The readers can interact. A good writer takes all of this and becomes a better writer. The conversation gets deeper. The conversation, the collective knowledge, and, most importantly, the writing gets better. In its best form, New Media consistently beats the newspaper and magazine industry. The interaction between writer, subject, and reader can’t be matched by a newspaper article. Continue reading