If you have some time to spare…

May 6th, 2009

The senate is having a hearing on the future of journalism AT THIS MOMENT and the panel before the committee is made up of journalists, print and on-line publishers (Arianna Huffington), web site representatives and people who run on-line versions of print newspapers.

Go to http://www.cnn.com/video/# (no archived video available at this time).

The two hour, 48 minute and 24 second video is here in its entirety (5/7/2009).

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In related news: VinTank released their first Social Media Report today.

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05 – 07 – 2009 update:

Some coverage of the hearing:

Also:

Chairman, John Kerry’s statement, prepared prior to the hearing.

Rupert Murdoch says his web sites will cahrge for content within a year.

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05 – 08 – 2009 update:

But… then there’s this. Web users polled, say they don’t want to pay for content.

 

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2 Responses to “If you have some time to spare…”

  1. Thomas Pellechia Says:

    Huffington? The for-profit place where copyrighted material gets printed and authors get nothing for it. The for-profit place where bloggers are asked to write for free–for the exposure, which we all know gets you sunburn.

    Why is she in the room?

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