Clay Shirky: Let a thousand flowers bloom to replace newspapers; don’t build a paywall around a public good

Full audio and transcript of a recent Clay Shirky talk that includes this note on the unbundling of media: “So, in the language of my tribe, the aggregation of news sources has gone from being a server-side to a client-side operation — which is to say, the decision about what to bring together into a […]

New at IdeaLab: An interview with Baghdad Brian

Over at IdeaLab, I’ve interviewed Baghdad Brian, who I met in October 2007 at the first Networked Journalism summit Jeff Jarvis threw at CUNY.  At the time, Brian was raising money to keep Alive in Baghdad going, and we did everything but pass a hat around the room to try to back him up. The […]