Mashups and “anything, anytime, anywhere”

CES was big scary news for big old media, says NYT web-biz guru Saul Hansell. Three areas of threat:

Business-model anxiety.
Advertisers pay to create content, and viewers have to watch ads to get that content? Many startups are working to set viewers free from that model.
Creative anxiety.
Can any one big content producer hope to snare a correspondingly big chunk of attention?
Control anxiety.
What do gatekeepers do when the Internet just routes around the gates?

It’s a very interesting article–read the whole thing.

More bad news for big media–February’s Mashup Camp is already sold out. Time to get on the waiting list for the next one!


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