Tag: media history

by Paul Spinrad

The following opinion piece is a guest post and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of this publication. Read more about MediaShift guest posts here. “Information wants to be free” is a beautiful rallying cry, but Stewart Brand’s original quote also says that information wants to be expensive because it’s so valuable. Publishers have always […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Now is a good time to be both a pessimist and optimist about journalism. Old ways and institutions are struggling, while new platforms and business models offer hope for change. George Brock, a writer and editor at the Times of London for 20+ years who now leads the journalism program at City University of London, […] more »