Tag Archives: Clay Shirky

Discussing ‘#Weblogs and the #MassAmateurization of #Publishing’ by @cshirky #WEB206

TUTOR: Discuss the claim that Clay Shirky makes in ‘Weblogs and the Mass Amateurization of Publishing’ that the Web and Weblogs have made publishing a “financially worthless activity”? What do you think? MY RESPONSE: Technically, I agree with the notion that blogging … Continue reading

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#WEB206 The discussion of #passive goes on…

TUTOR (12/10/2015): lol – no I’m having a stoush with them about Shirky who argues in one of the Web101 videos that if everyone stopped watching TV and got online to be ‘interactive’ we would have this wonderful source of … Continue reading

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