- 7 Jun 2006
The rise of the internet is as revolutionary as the invention of the printing press, a senior Google Inc. executive said on Saturday - but old media like television should not fear it.
Marissa Mayer, Google's vice president of search products and user experience, told an audience at the Edinburgh International Television Festival that the internet innovator was television's friend, not its rival.
"We're computer scientists," she said. "We're not brilliant storytellers or content creators."
Many in the television industry fear the inexorable growth of Google, and the internet in general, will spell the end of traditional media like television
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