The reality is that any medium, which has cunning business-like leadership, can not only survive but thrive alongside new introductions. Take televsion, the medium of Baby Boomers. It ain't going away.
As THE NEW YORK TIMES reports CBS had record operating income and adjusted operating income during Q4. And the latest pop culture craze is "Downton Abbey," which comes across the small screen on PBS. This summer we will be totally involved with Walter versus Hank on "Breaking Bad" on AMC. So much for television as yesterday.
A new generation can often take on the strident voice of authority and bullying memes of a kind of Hitler's Youth or Mao's front lines of cultural reform. Those of us who want to make money and have influence will have to learn to not be cowed by their rhetorical antics and too-assured-by-far body language. Is their over-stating a sign of insecurity in a world they haven't taken the time to understand and perhaps doubt that they have the intellectual tools and analytic background to do so.