Tom Foremski: Web 2.0 blowing up new (old) media

Silicon Valley Watcher’s Tom Foremski puts a long finger on media disruption: “Internet 1.0 produced media technologies that continue to disrupt print media, and that disruption will accelerate in Internet 2.0 because of the new media technologies such as blogging, wikis, and related technologies/tools/applications.

Internet 2.0 media technologies provide a two-way web, a readable and write-able web, as some call it. (Or if I were Dr Doolittle, a PushMe-PullMe type of web.)…(snip…)
The new media technologies pull together a community of readers as the content seemingly magically finds its readership.”

Tom is so right: the platforms are shifting, the grassroots in bubbling up and legacy businesses are having trouble competing (not nimble enough, bigger staffs). Read more here.