Old School vs. New School Media
The always insightful Mark Glaser has an interesting column on "old think" vs. "new think" in the media.
Oldthink: Thinking professional editors are the only ones who can decide what the important stories are each day.
Newthink: Realizing we have the power to choose what's important, whether through aggregation services such as Google News or people-powered news sites such as Digg or personalized sites such as My Yahoo.
Oldthink: Forcing people to register in order to read a news site or watch a video service, and then inundate them with targeted advertising.
Newthink: Letting people view a site without registering, and serve up targeted ads based on the interests of that person — a.k.a. behavioral advertising.
Read the rest here.