Mark just does not get it, why big media is in trouble

First a quote from Mark,

Just because you can do desktop publishing on your laser printer doesn’t mean you’re going to replace the local newspaper.

I was almost going to scream after hearing the above and lots more just a moment ago. I'm seriously suprised Rob Greenlee didnt ring the “what on earth are you on” alarm. Has Mark Ramsey never heard of concepts like the longtail, emergence, community cooperation and open source? Rightly so, the correct answer to the statement was – dont bet on it!

Luckly Doug broke his silence in his usual news update and expressed the fact that “Mark doesn’t get it!

Its also nicely covered here if you don’t want to hear two lots of podcasts in one go.

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