We would all be better served if content creators covered things like breaking news, internet memes, etc. exclusively in short-form, without the expectation of compensation while at the same time freeing up more time and resources to go long when it really matters and when the topic and treatment are arguably more worthy of financial support.
Let’s not confuse curation with aggregation: an argument for why curation (in the traditional sense) is needed in journalism.
A blog called “Revolution PBS” has the chattering classes in the public media world a-chattering. I was asked for my thoughts on the revolution thus far, and here’s what I had to say.