Posts Tagged ‘ Clay Shirky ’

Clay Shirky On The Future Of Journalism

Jul 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Microblogging

Cato Unbound has published an interesting article by Clay Shirky that looks at the future of journalism. It looks at the chaos in the world of journalism created by new media, and how maintaining the status quo is impossible: Like driving, journalism is not a profession — no degree or certification is required to practice […]

Clay Shirky On What Will Save Newspapers: “Nothing. Nothing Will Work”

Mar 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Commentary

Clay Shirky has published an interesting essay looking at the “unthinkable future” of news, where the Internet removes barriers to publishing and increases competition, making the traditional model of newspaper publishing beyond saving: If the old model is broken, what will work in its place?” To which the answer is: Nothing. Nothing will work. There […]

Clay Shirky: “That’s It For Newspapers.”

Jan 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Commentary

There’s an interesting article about Internet analyst Clay Shirky and his ideas for the future of traditional media at the Guardian today. In the article, Shirky paints a dim picture for the future of newspapers: Even if we have the shallowest recession and advertising comes back as it inevitably does, more of it will go to the web. I […]

Figuring Out How To Make Money From YouTube Is Google’s Top Priority

Apr 30th, 2008 | By | Category: Citizen Media, General, Internet TV, Making Money with Podcasts, Streaming Video, Video

CNBC has published a great interview by Maria Bartiromo with Google CEO Dr. Eric Schmidt. In the interview, Schmidt says that figuring out how to make money off YouTube has become the company’s top priority: Bartiromo: Let me ask you about YouTube and MySpace. YouTube has these phenomenal growth rates. What do you think is […]

Clay Shirky On Why User-Generated Media Is Better Than Gilligan’s Island

Apr 28th, 2008 | By | Category: General

Author Clay Shirky gave a speech at the Web 2.0 conference, April 23, 2008, that touched on his idea of the social surplus – the vast quantity of people’s time that is being freed up to do user-generated media, Wikipedia and other useful things as they move their attention from television to the Internet Along […]