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.