Journal: News & Comment

Friday, October 17, 2003
# 6:26:00 PM:

Today's last web-style post

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Scott Rosenberg:

Online phenomena do not have to make money to be of value to people. [They] can change individual lives—and even, conceivably, the world, in some way—without needing business models and marketing machines.

He's following up on Jay Rosen's thoughts about weblogs and journalism, and in particular that weblogs come "out of the gift economy, whereas most (not all) of today's journalism comes out of the market economy."

Now we're off to celebrate Tara, who turned 31 this week. Happy birthday!


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