Clay Shirky

Nov
09

Paywalls and the problem of competition

Clay Shirky has brought forth another long piece on the economics of the paywall business that’s worth a read.
Apr
26

On Anecdote as Argument

An interesting (and critical) analysis of the shortcomings of the anecdote-based argument style used by Clay Shirky and others: > But
Apr
06

Morning Coffee Reading: Post-Easter Link Dump

Some heavyweight stuff that’s been sitting in my tabs over the holiday weekend: - [A last act of insanity
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Mar
15

Privacy and Social Networking at SXSW

There’s a really nice series of posts from Liz Gannes on social networking and privacy from South by Southwest,
1 min read
Dec
01

Clay Shirky: The Journalism Crisis Will Get Weirder

Well worth watching, for an insight into what the “end state” of journalism might look like as we get through
Oct
07

The Obligatory Clay Shirky Link

Whenever Clay Shirky posts about journalism, journalism blogs must link it. It is the law. * *In this case, it’s
Jun
17

Iran, Twitter & Media Supply/Demand

A couple of people have asked me what I think of the #cnnfail situation, with live Twittering from Iran exposing
2 min read
Mar
16

Death of News Media Announced (Please Send Flowers)

To add to the gathering clouds, Brian linked to this neatly-argued augury of DOOM (as did everybody else, as half
1 min read
Dec
13

Predicting the Hackopalypse

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1 min read