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Monday, April 18, 2005

Murdoch Luvs Bloggers

Argh. Fox News Blogs, coming soon? It turns that Jarvis has been behind it, and he thinks citizen journalism is reaching a tipping point.

I'd say peer production in general is reaching a tipping point. But I'd also say that of all possible peer (content) production domains, news is going to be one of the trickiest. The intution behind this is simply to think of the inevitable pile of paranoid everything-phobic crap that Fox News Blogs (or even Fox Citizens' News) would be.

On an aside, why is it that liberals just don't get cool technologies and business models like evil old conservative dudes? They're great at using technologies nonprofitably (viz Creative Commons, Net Archive, etc), but...

-- umair // 12:15 PM // 1 comments


re : liberals / conservatives, I have a theory :
// Blogger phil jones // 3:38 PM

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