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    June 18th, 2009

    Why I pay for content – and why should too

    Over on my web design site, I’ve just written a new blog post on the changing media environment, and why it’s important to pay for quality content. It’s as relevant to photographers as any other content creators, of course, and begins:

    The idea that ‘information wants to be free’ is the driving force behind so much content delivery on the Internet. It sounds good, right – progressive and egalitarian? But it’s a tenet that’s bankrupting newspapers, impoverishing photographers and redrawing the media map. And if we don’t start paying for online content soon, we’ll all be the poorer.

    > Read the full article here


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