Re: [videoblogging] Re: The INternet of Video

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Indie Media and Corporate Media can co-exist the same way that a
bed-and-b=
reakfast on the California Coast does not compete with the
Hilton.
Same wi=
th restaurants in your local chinatown vs. PF Changs.
Etc.

I consume Mac a=
nd Cheese or McD's and fancypants dinners whenever it
suits me. More choic=
e, the better. (Except like, shampoos)

Eric

On Sep 16, 2004, at 2:27 AM, =
Deirdr=E9 Straughan wrote:

> > I just latch onto "easily monetized" and "o=
pportunities" and
> "consumers" and
> > "front-end"…
> > I just dont s=
hare the same direction this guy seems to be hinting
> towards.
> > a web=
of video that helps keep selling the same old stuff i hate.
> > i want vi=
deo on the web to show me things ive never seen before.
> > i want video o=
n the web to let us talk to each other in new ays
> (like in
> > this gro=
up).
> > I dont want Coke "videos" by made 5th graders(real people so its
=
> honest!!)
> > on their blogs as part of some contest.
>
> "Easily mone=
tized" is not a bad thing – it goes back to the
> micropayments discussion=
we've had before. Maybe none of us will ever
> make big bucks on our vide=
os. But, as I keep saying, neither should we
> have to pay if we become po=
pular. I don't see the Internet Archive
> folks as a complete solution, be=
cause they have said they only want
> "artistic" videos, and who's to judg=
e what's artistic? What's wrong
> with those 5th graders, anyway? We were =
all 5th graders once, and
> maybe we had something interesting to say even=
then.
>
> No one knows what is going to come out of all this. A new way t=
o
> distribute the same old stuff? Sure, that's already happening. But the=

> thousand flowers are also blooming, and the term "citizen journalism"
>=
is entering the mainstream. I don't think we need to worry about video
> =
over IP being only about commercial content. In fact, the line between
> =
commercial and amateur is likely to get blurrier and blurrier as the
> cos=
ts of entry into video production drop. We're all potentially text
> and s=
till image publishers already, and some even make money on
> "amateur" sit=
es. The same will happen with video.
>
>
> best regards,
> Deirdr=E9 Stra=
ughan
>
> http://www.straughan.com
>
>
>
>
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Indie Media and Corporate Media can co-exist the same way that a
bed-and-br=
eakfast on the California Coast does not compete with the
Hilton.

Same wit=
h restaurants in your local chinatown vs. PF Changs.

Etc.

I consume Mac =
and Cheese or McD's and fancypants dinners whenever it
suits me. More choic=
e, the better. (Except like, shampoos)

Eric

On Sep 16, 2004, at 2:27 AM=
, Deirdr=E9 Straughan wrote:

<excerpt><fixed>> I just latch onto "easily =
monetized" and
"opportunities" and</fixed>

<fixed> "consumers" and </fixed=
>

<fixed> > "front-end"…</fixed>

<fixed> > I just dont share the same d=
irection this guy seems to be
hinting</fixed>

<fixed> towards.</fixed>

<f=
ixed> > a web of video that helps keep selling the same old stuff i
hate.</=
fixed>

<fixed> > i want video on the web to show me things ive never seen
=
before.</fixed>

<fixed> > i want video on the web to let us talk to each o=
ther in new
ays</fixed>

<fixed> (like in </fixed>

<fixed> > this group).<=
/fixed>

<fixed> > I dont want Coke "videos" by made 5th graders(real peopl=
e so
its</fixed>

<fixed> honest!!) </fixed>

<fixed> > on their blogs as p=
art of some contest.</fixed>

<fixed> "Easily monetized" is not a bad thin=
g – it goes back to the</fixed>

<fixed> micropayments discussion we've had=
before. Maybe none of us
will ever</fixed>

<fixed> make big bucks on our =
videos. But, as I keep saying, neither
should we</fixed>

<fixed> have to p=
ay if we become popular. I don't see the Internet
Archive</fixed>

<fixed> =
folks as a complete solution, because they have said they only
want</fixed>=

<fixed> "artistic" videos, and who's to judge what's artistic? What's
wro=
ng</fixed>

<fixed> with those 5th graders, anyway? We were all 5th graders=
once,
and</fixed>

<fixed> maybe we had something interesting to say even =
then.</fixed>

<fixed> No one knows what is going to come out of all this.=
A new way
to</fixed>

<fixed> distribute the same old stuff? Sure, that's =
already happening.
But the</fixed>

<fixed> thousand flowers are also bloom=
ing, and the term "citizen
journalism"</fixed>

<fixed> is entering the mai=
nstream. I don't think we need to worry
about video</fixed>

<fixed> over I=
P being only about commercial content. In fact, the line
between</fixed>

<=
fixed> commercial and amateur is likely to get blurrier and blurrier
as the=
</fixed>

<fixed> costs of entry into video production drop. We're all
pote=
ntially text</fixed>

<fixed> and still image publishers already, and some =
even make money on</fixed>

<fixed> "amateur" sites. The same will happen w=
ith video.</fixed>

<fixed> best regards,</fixed>

<fixed> Deirdr=E9 Stra=
ughan</fixed>

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