Ghost Sites of the Web

Web 1.0 history, forgotten web celebrities, old web sites, commentary, and news by Steve Baldwin. Published erratically since 1996.

October 11, 2005

How Google Will Destroy The News Media

A fascinating faux retrospective from a fictional organization called the "Museum of Media History" recounts how Google, in the years 2004 to 2014, destroyed the once ominipotent "Fourth Estate."

This Flash movie, written by journalists Robin Sloan and Matt Thompson, runs just about 8 minutes and is eminiently worth seeing.

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