Three articles that caught my attention.
Bill Thompson on different approaches to what you do when security flaws are exposed. Do you cover them up or put your energy into fixing them.
Alex Ross – music critic of the New Yorker – on his blogging (at a Guardian event). This rang very true for me.
The BBC’s UK critics seem to see only a rational benefit accruing from simple zero-sum thinking. Hobbling the BBC – cutting it down in size – would not benefit UK listeners and viewers. Less is, of course, less. The UK’s commercial broadcasters would only be inclined to do less, give less, produce less. If any benefit is to flow from the counterfactual argument it’s further empowering the regulator, OFCOM. A commercial media sector unencumbered by the presence of its nemesis would require far more inspectors