Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable « Clay Shirky
This is, quite simply, one of the smartest things I have read in a long time. This is the clearest explanation of why the newspapers are dying and what can be done to stop it (spoiler: nothing).
There are so many choice items I could quote here I am not sure where to start so I will pick one at random:
“Society doesn’t need newspapers. What we need is journalism.”