- The Natives Are Feckless, Part 2. By Bob Garfield in MediaPost. Pull quote: “For the sake of their audiences and for the sake of their own reputations, publishers must not let the content in any way disguise itself as editorial matter. Period.”
- How YouTube changes everything. By Miguel Helft @FortuneMagazine
- Designs for a networked beat. By Jay Rosen in Pressthink. Also What I think I know about journalism.
- Why Al Jazeera is ending its U.S. stream, and how you can keep watching. By Matthew Keys in The Desk
- The low road to a stack of needles. By Dan Blum. His bottom lines: “But if more and more users go underground, the trend will feed on itself as the market for successor services to Lavabit and Silent Circle grows and their functionality improves. Law enforcement will no longer be able to find the needles in the haystack because more of the haystack will be a stack of needles. And then we’ll see the old debates of PGP, encryption escrow and the Clipper chip reprised – this time with a much more powerful national security establishment at the helm and significantly more real threats on the horizon. It could end up being the law of the jungle on the Internet…”
- That cookie-killing student? An ad agency just hired her. By Kate Kaye in AdAge.