For these nations he is wrong. I find that, in my sphere food blogging , other bloggers are a great deal more interesting to read than hacks like, say, Nigel Slater who used to be interesting, but now churn out a rehashed version of the same stuff over and over again, and expect us to pay for it sorry Nigel, it's not just you. The newspapers do it all the time and also book authors not mentioning any names. The tale of two cities This guy himself resembles the kind of half-baked blogger that I'd skip on from after a few seconds on a Google trawl for real information and serious comment. Creating good content is not enough.
Amateurs versus Professionals
Fewer sightings were reported , and established amateur research groups like the British Flying Saucer Bureau disbanded. Who was it who said that most blogs have one reader? Help knowledge-based, ethical journalism today. An elite few shouldn't control what we do or don't 'know', and the circumvention of this elite 'intelligentsia' would appear to be what Mr. Blogs are therapeutic for the underemployed people with low self- esteem, but who cares. Our national TFR is about 1.
BBC NEWS | Talk about Newsnight | The Cult of the Amateur by Andrew Keen
Many, unfamiliar with the minutiae of copyright law, feel their creativity is being censored. Is there a kind of wisdom out there some where which can only be dispensed by a learned few, and which the rest of us must bow to and follow, only able to ape in its wake? What matters is truth. They were asset stripping. This, in case he has not noticed, is the age of populist tabloid journalism of the direst kind, of Big Brother and American Idol, a world in which everyone is encouraged by the mainstream media to believe Warhol's "everyone can be famous for 15 minutes" philosophy and most are severely disappointed.
With the threats of terrorism, global communities on the web are more important and powerful than ever. Our schools should teach not just the likelihood of being subject to propaganda on the Internet but give explicit examples and exercises on how to find and identify relatively reliable sources. And buy a heavyweight newspaper to get their spin on the story. We now live in Service Sector orientated economies which favour female, not males skills. I take Andrew Keen's point that maybe a lot of people are getting all their 'information' from the web and assuming it must be true because it was on the internets but For the real consequence of the Web 2. Eventually Koo got extremely lucky and found an actor who had been a talented basketball player for years.