links for 2009-12-10

  • Andrew Keen is the author of The Cult of the Amateur and an international lecturer on the challenges of our digital future. In this essay for the Quarterly, he examines how the Internet has given rise to a generational revolt that is changing not only the economics of the film business but how the public perceives films. The result could be a cacophony of user-generated content in which individual artists lose their voice—and livelihood.

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