Decline of the scoop ecosystem

"No longer is it possible to control the way that a story is received by leaking it strategically for prominent placement on the front page of the Wall Street Journal or New York Times or Financial times. All those publications will put the news online first, it will instantaneously get disseminated across hundreds of news sites, and the resulting front-page story ??? if it even makes the front page, seeing as how it???s now commodity news ??? will be reported out rather than a single-source affair…."