The “Institutional Arrogance” of News Media

by Dan Blank on November 3, 2007

Tom Curley, CEO of The Associated Press is asking the news media to rethink how they operate:

“Curley said in a speech that news organizations should quit thinking like gatekeepers of information and reach out to people who are accustomed to receiving news in real time online and customizing the ways they see and read it.”

“The first thing that has to go is the attitude,” Curley said. “Our institutional arrogance has done more to harm us than any portal.”

Here is the full speach.

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