Collateral damage: news organizations, free speech, and the Internet

Last month I delivered the 2012 Hearst New Media Lecture at the Columbia Journalism School, I argued that in pursuit of commercial self-interest, many news organizations are supporting business practices, technologies, and legislation that will diminish the Internet’s openness and freedom. While this might be good for business in the short term, in the long run everybody will lose – especially journalists.

Check out a summary of my key points on the CJR.org. Read the full text here, or watch the video here.

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