Contributed by Julian Moffatt and Wil Alambre over the course of March 18th…
Steve Yelvington on Why the New Plan for NYT Might Actually Work
Watching the print media scramble around without a clue for the past decade has been both entertaining and sad all at the same time. The NYT, copying some smaller papers, is set to roll out a metered payment system. Steve Yelvington gives us a great write up.
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Internet In Society, Empowering or Censoring Citizens
Does the internet actually inhibit, not encourage democracy? In this new RSA Animate, Evgeny Morozov presents an alternative take on 'cyber-utopianism' - the seductive idea that the internet plays a largely empancipatory role in global politics.