‘New audiences prefer childish diversions’

That line from a clever three-minute video called ‘The News Reel’ describes Hollywood of the 1920s—and the news media today. Watch the video.

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As Jim Romenesko recently posted to his blog, Kelly’s video “The News Reels” takes a pessimistic view of the state of media (and its future). Kelly uses the convention of old timey 1920s news reel style to tell the story of a society that’s become obsessed with drivel and cat videos.

Definitely worth a couple minutes of your day:

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