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Reuters 2.0: User As Author and Editor

Tom Glocer, CEO of Reuters, made an excellent speech at the Online Publisher's Association. He discussed the role of the consumer in news content creation and delivery.  He said:

They’re consuming, they’re creating, they’re sharing, and they’re publishing themselves. So the consumer wants to not only run the printing preess, the consumer wants to set the Linotype as well….

Our industry is facing a profound challenge from home-created content…. If we create the right crossroads, provide the consumers with the appropriate tools… we can harnass what otherwise from the outside would look like a punk revolution….

Read more about on this excellent post at BuzzMachine.