In utopian terms the great abundance of self-expression puts an end to the old, supposedly wrongheaded gatekeeping mechanisms: hit-driven recording companies, hidebound movie studios, timid broadcast radio stations, trend-seeking media coverage. But toss out those old obstacles to creativity and, lo and behold, people begin to crave a new set of filters.Check out my filter for internet video, Vlog Soup.
Sunday, December 10, 2006
Craving a new set of filters
John Pareles writes in the NY Times, 2006, Brought to You by You.