This is different. This is new. Don’t confuse this with anything that’s happened in the past. There are good reasons why citizen media is different to what’s happened before. In this rant I explain some of the reason why.
Let’s make sure we don’t screw it up through greed or short-sightedness. Let’s make sure we don’t Miramax it. Anyone interested in the future of indy media should read :
Down and Dirty Pictures : Miramax, Sundance, and the Rise of Independent Film
because I think there are LOTS of parallels.