media/memes: content is king & corporate schemes

80% say they would not pay for online content
80% say they would not pay for online contentfrom zero hedge: In a blow to ongoing plans by Murdoch (and others) to capitalize on premium content, a new study from Forrester shows that 80% of consumers would not be willing to pay for online news content.

As readers are able to move from one content aggregator to another with greater facility than the Fed prints another billion dollars, Rupert’s approach will likely entail a massive “game theoretical” strategy whereby either all move to a premium model or none do: if even one “defector” remains, it will render the “premium-paid” plan DOA.

or: people won’t pay much for online content*

indymedia & eff successfully fight bogus fbi subpoena*
ashleigh banfield joining abc news*
dobbs was forced out say sources, cnn insiders*
2012 achieves world domination*
nbc’s obamavision: ‘law & order’ –
‘this is why we need health-care reform’
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fear, children, & video: ingredients for obama’s weapon of mass persuasion*
oprah to declare 2011 end to landmark talk show*

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greenwash, lou dobbs & immortal technique