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Learning how the social can compete with commercial online

Beckett, Charlie (2008) Learning how the social can compete with commercial online. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (30 Mar 2008). Website.

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I had a “Hugh Grant” moment in California this week. By that I mean a Brit doing something embarrassing in Los Angeles. Of course, this was no sexual encounter off Sunset Boulevard. My outré moment came in front of a group of liberal academics and journalists at the Annenberg institute at the University of Southern California. Hollywood and Silicon Valley prove that California is the home of red-blooded media capitalism. But I felt compelled to blurt out that they need more market forces when it comes to new media. The group in question was the assembled participants in the Berkman Media Re: Publica Conference. Let me explain.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2008 The Author(s)
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Date Deposited: 23 May 2017 14:08
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2021 23:23

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