The Age of Mediocrity

March 24, 2011 discussion, lead

Peter Shankman, in an op-ed for, discusses the rise of Rebecca Black in the age of YouTube. As this falls in with discussions about production quality, I felt this quote summed things up well.

Welcome to the age of mediocrity, where anyone with a computer, a video camera, and a few thousand dollars for production can be considered the next big thing.

But as sad as that is, what does it say about us as a society?

Check out the full article for more insight. Is it our own fault?

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