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Commentary: Everyone becomes a pundit in the twitter age

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SAN DIEGO -- As a newspaperman in what some consider the twilight of the age of print, it feels as if I'm being "punked." In any case, I'm pretty sure that Ashton Kutcher is messing with me.

More precisely, the movie star and the movement he represents are messing with my livelihood and that of thousands of other professional communicators who've spent their careers working in newspaper, radio and television -- what, in the Mesozoic Era, used to be called traditional media.

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