What The Election Taught Us About The Media

In terms of the media’s fiscal health, the current election couldn’t have arrived at a more precarious moment, John Herrman writes. Major news organizations lost audience control, trust was questioned in widespread circles and social platforms, especially Facebook, emerged as “the clearest expression of what a transitional media environment actually feels like, and how disorienting it can be.” A brilliant read on a moment that has become, in Herrman’s argument, a “snapshot of messy change in progress.”