Brave New Journalism in Israel

'We intend to replace all of you - the newspapers, the writers and then the readers,' experts say; but until that new media model is unveiled, and the world's problems are solved, they are stuck with the old readers, who read newspapers not because of what seasoned reporters write, but because of how they write it.

Well-known experts on journalism couldn’t understand the emotions that Doron Rosenblum’s resignation stirred up in certain quarters. In the end, they said, his retirement heralds a fresh, new era. We actually threw a heavy load overboard, they said, using their...