Why is it that the phone will have more impact on journalism and politics than a seasoned professional journalist’s opinion? What is so captivating about these little devices that they are much more used than computers, or even television?
I think there are two answers to this question, both equally important.
First, I feel that people like easy. The phone is easy and portable. You can access any information by simply pulling your phone out of your pocket and clicking a few buttons. You can’t carry a television or computer in your pocket.
Secondly, seasoned journalists seem distant. People tend to listen to what is familiar and grab their attention, not some boring journalist talking about political issues. They would prefer to watch some thrilling or adorable video, and that’s just the way things are.
I-Phone Came. I-Phone Saw. I-Phone Conquered.