Two great articles that I highly recommend:
- Fight For Newspapers: “Cut back on the quality of a newspaper in order to show an impressive short-term return for the market’s sake, and the slide toward disaster has begun. Readers will notice and begin drifting away, and advertisers will soon follow. It won’t be long before the vultures are circling.”
- Digital Rights In Question As Business Model: required reading for any major label (not to mention Steve Jobs and Bill Gates). Whether they finally get the point is another matter.
// Notes from the Road
"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.READ the article