links for 2009-08-17

  • Kevin: Ben Parr at Mashable loves US National Public Radio's new app. It has the day's big stories and news articles but it also has links to the 1000+ NPR radio stations, news programmes and live streams, available to listen to anywhere.
  • Kevin: Stowe Boyd writes: "But I disagree that the conventional wisdom is now that newspapers screwed up by giving away content free: that's the conventional wisdom in old school journalist circles, and perhaps nowhere else.

    I hold — along with others like Jeff Jarvis and Jay Rosen — that they are screwing up by not finding new means to compete in a horizontalized media world."