- Newspapers Are Running Out of Time to Solve the Problem of Content Theft | Black Star Rising - "the newspaper industry is basically responsible for the entire boom in blogging — arguably the biggest revolution in the news media in decades. It’s responsible because the vast majority of bloggers (with the exception of those who have professionalized and begun doing original reporting) write their posts based on the coverage of paid news staffs."
- CollegeHumor Graduates :: Tuned In - TIME.com - "In my opinion, this is a part of a greater shift in entertainment from channels/windows to brands. NBC doesn't just run 90 minutes of SNL within a programming block -- it's a legitimate standalone brand." There's a lot of truth in this comment.
- The Kindle and the End of the End of History - O'Reilly Radar - "To cut to the chase, if you read old books you get a sense for how thin the searchable veneer of the web is on our world." I've been doing some historical research lately for a book I'm working on and this point has really struck me as well.
- AMD at Home -- Online video - A nice listing of online video.
- Op-Ed Contributor - You Can’t Sell News by the Slice - NYTimes.com - "Newspaper readers have never paid for the content (words and photos). What they have paid for is the paper that content is printed on."
Tuesday, February 10, 2009
Posted by Gordon Haff at 12:39 PM