Dan Gillmor

American Media Treat Americans Like Shallow Dolts

Look at the covers of Time Magazine’s current edition:

The rest of the planet gets a pointer to a thoughtful series of articles about globalization and mega-cities that have changed with the social and economic times.

Americans get romance. (To be fair, the article is quite good.)

Because, apparently, we are too shallow to buy magazines pitching serious journalism about global issues. Sheesh…