Mark Potts comforts the newspaper business by pointing out how many other industries the Internet and other technology has disrupted. Bought anything out of a catalog lately? Used a pay phone? Called a travel agent?
“Newspaper companies have only begun to scratch their innovation potential. To succeed, they have to learn to look at markets in new ways. They must invest to create new capabilities and rethink the way they work individually and collectively.”
Yes, that George Soros. Talking to a videoblogger. On purpose.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has a video podcast. Talk about disintermediation. Kinda puts President Bush’s podcast of his weekly radio address to shame.