OTR Podcast: Chris Wilson on dirty little secret of social news sites

Posted by Eric Schwartzman on March 7th, 2008 – www.ontherecordpodcast.com & www.spinfluencer.blogspot.com

Slate.com reporter Chris Wilson reveals the dirty little secret about the mythical wisdom of the crowd behind these social news sites.

Listen to the podcast here…

Highlights of this podcast:

  • secret about user-generated content websites
  • pros and cons of social media websites
  • the public’s perception of Wikipedia and Digg
  • social news editing models Wilson thinks work best
  • the fate of print news publishing