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On the Record…Online with Slate.com Reporter Chris Wilson

Slate.com reporter Chris Wilson author of “The Wisdom of the Chaperones Digg, Wikipedia, and the myth of Web 2.0 democracy” reveals the dirty little secret about the mythical wisdom of the crowd behind these social news sites.

Show notes:

4:55 – Wilson shares his secret about user-generated content websites that is little known among the general readership.

7:51 – Wilson on the pros and cons of social media websites.

9:49 – Wilson on the public’s perception of Wikipedia and Digg.

10:43 – Wilson explains his views on Wikipedia from a journalistic standpoint.

17:43 – Wilson reveals the social news editing models he thinks work best.

24:16 – Wilson on the fate of print news publishing.

27:30 – End

Schwartzman is also the managing director of Los Angeles PR firm Schwartzman & Associates.

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