About this columnist:
Stephen L. Goldstein's commentaries appear on alternate Wednesdays. E-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 21, 2009
This is the Age of Interactivity: Because of computers and other robust technologies, as never before, anyone may register opinions online, instantly, to articles in every newspaper and weigh in on discussions on radio and TV. Our once-standoffish media now embrace such democratic exchanges for obvious commercial reasons.