Os Jornais e o Cenário Improvável


O blog do Clay Shirky, eterna fonte de inspiração e cópia para este blog, tem um post sobre a situação dos jornais:

Round and round this goes, with the people committed to saving newspapers demanding to know “If the old model is broken, what will work in its place?” To which the answer is: Nothing. Nothing will work. There is no general model for newspapers to replace the one the internet just broke.

With the old economics destroyed, organizational forms perfected for industrial production have to be replaced with structures optimized for digital data. It makes increasingly less sense even to talk about a publishing industry, because the core problem publishing solves — the incredible difficulty, complexity, and expense of making something available to the public — has stopped being a problem.

Eu escrevi basicamente a mesma coisa, mas vale a pena ler o artigo todo aqui.