Is democracy written in disappearing ink?

That’s the title of a massive, must-read piece in the Globe and Mail about the decline of journalism. The sub-title says, “… if print is a dinosaur, what will take up its traditional roles — informing the public, animating civic culture and holding government accountable? For all the wonders of online media, so far no viable substitute has emerged for the power of the press. And that has people worried about society’s future.”

Two comments:

  • Finally, it seems the mainstream media is reporting on itself.
  • The 215 comments below indicate that readers — and voters? — are interested.