There is a useful and interesting report that’s been published by the New Economics Foundation, that questions that status of the digital tech giants. The report identifies how
The tech giants have become essential to our modern digital lives and many of us interact with them on a daily basis. Although many of these companies started in garages, with ambitions to disrupt existing businesses and power structures, they are now the dominant companies seeking to maintain their position. But now that algorithms wield such influence, we have a responsibility not to misuse them.
With the news that Johnston Press has gone into administration, despite being a profitable business, with healthy margins.
What’s going on with our local media infrastrucutre is part of a wider and more long-term process, but what are the alternative models of sustainable business development that might remedy some of these challenges?