Une transition conflictuelle ?
Hadopi 2 a été entérinée par le Sénat lundi 21 septembre, rapprochant d'autant l'adoption complète par le Parlement et la mise en application de la loi.
L'industrie des journaux et ses alliés ont de nombreux griefs contre le Web. Ils disent que le Web est un parasite , qu'il copie les contenus papier et qu'il vole ses annonceurs. Ils soutiennent que les créateurs du Web ne publieront jamais ces articles de fond si nécessaires à la démocratie, des articles qu'on trouvait dans les journaux avant que le Web n'arrive et ruine le paysage médiatique.
The Washington Post recently laid off a columnist because his blog posts didn't get enough web traffic. Of course, in the old days, the newspaper had no real way to tell which columns got read and which ones didn't. So journalists were lulled into the sense that it didn't really matter.
Like everyone else I’ve watched the print media world fall apart over the last few years.
The Audit Bureau of Circulations has released the numbers for the top 25 daily newspapers in the U.S. based on their weekday circulation numbers.
I love this year-old Warren Buffet quote: “If Mr. Gutenberg had come up with the Internet instead of movable type back in the late 15th century, and for 400 years we had used the Internet for news and all types of entertainment and all kinds of everything else, and I came along one day and said ”I have got this wonderful idea: we are going to chop down some trees up in Canada and ship them to a paper mill which will cost us a fortune to run through and deliver newsprint and then we’ll ship that down to some newspaper and we’ll have a whole bunch of people staying up all night writing up things and then we’ll send a bunch of kids out the next day all over town delivering this thing and we are going to really wipe out the Internet with this”… It ain’t going to happen”.
Posted by Tom Foremski - March 11, 2010 Marc Andreessen, the co-founder of Netscape, likes to give business advice to media companies. For a couple of years, he has been advising newspapers to completely abandon print.
Having now written two books about my failures in work, life and love, I think I’m qualified to say that the only difference between a memoirist and a prostitute is timing.
Given Mark Zuckerberg's announcements at the Facebook F8 conference , one thing is certain: newspapers can no longer ignore Facebook's impact and reach. Whereas publishers continue to scapegoat Google for many of their current troubles, they should be equally, if not more, wary of Facebook. Whether they acknowledge it or not, newspapers are losing out to the social networking site on the fundamental fronts of community relevance, attention and information dissemination.