Clay Shirky: "A Luddite argument is one in which some broadly useful technology is opposed on the grounds that it will discomfit the people who benefit from the inefficiency the technology destroys ... especially if the discomfort of the newly challenged
Shane Richmond says two Andrews -- Keen and the The Register's Orlowski -- are very wrong indeed in their analyses. Orlowski says newspapers are engaged in a lemming-like rush to put their content online for free. A bit like the Register, obviously.
Todd Oppenheimer: "Unfortunately, the citizen journalism practitioners -- and their accomplishments -- aren't nearly as numerous as their hyper-visible promoters would have us believe."
Glenn 'Instapundit' Reynolds reviews Andrew Keen's "Cult of the Amateur".