01 Oct '11, 7am

Social media's kiss of death

Social media's kiss of death

By Taufiq Rahman The Jakarta Post/Asia News Network Saturday, Oct 01, 2011 When British New Wave band The Buggles debuted its satirical take on MTV, "Video Killed The Radio Star" - ironically the first video broadcast on the pioneering music channel - its core message was unmistakably Luddite. Fresh from the late 1970s not-ready-for-prime-time punk revolution, The Buggles sounded genuinely alarmist by predicting the demise of rock and roll through the advent of a music channel on the idiot box. The warning sounding loud and clear was that the industry would lose interest in musicians of the likes of Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen or Joni Mitchell. The Buggles were half right. Yes, MTV may have been responsible for more than 60 per cent of some of the most appalling things on television (baggy jeans, mullets, Vanilla Ice, Milli Vanilli and/or the drum machine), but even the g...

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