Digital disruption is inevitable, and as you now may have heard, TheBlaze and Mercury Radio Arts slashed “just over 20 percent of the combined workforce” Thursday.
Glenn Beck, who was awarded the Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2013, launched the multimedia platform in 2011.
“I think the days of business being done the way it’s always been done … is over. And I don’t think people really understand that yet,” said Beck.
“And I’ve been warning you for a long time...there’s going to come a time to where we’re going to cross this line and all of the changes that the Industrial Revolution brought – over a hundred years – remember, Americans went from a farming community to a culture living in the cities on top of each other with radio communication, and automated machines, and cars, and everything else. That took about a hundred years to flip the entire society over. There's going to come a time where it's going to happen in a 10 year period and it will be as dramatic, if not more so ... but in a 10 year period. I've been warning that that time is coming ... ”
Today on "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Beck shared some of the major changes taking place at TheBlaze, including changes in new programming, and what the future for media looks like in America.
To see more from Glenn, visit his channel on TheBlaze and listen live to “The Glenn Beck Radio Program” with Glenn Beck, Pat Gray, Stu Burguiere and Jeffy Fisher weekdays 9 a.m.–noon ET on TheBlaze Radio Network.