Monthly Archives: December 2011

Institutions, Confidence, and the News Crisis « Clay Shirky

Institutions, Confidence, and the News Crisis « Clay Shirky. Starkman doesn’t just criticize us (though he does that, at length.) He also puts forward a Burkean defense of institutional tradition as a store of embedded wisdom, arguing for the continued relevance of existing news organizations, especially newspapers, in something very close to their current form. […]