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Curry: Next, I make the money

<![CDATA[New Media Musings: Curry on the next stage of podcasting: Fortune: Just as blogs are challenging mainstream media, ex-MTV veejay Adam Curry predicts that podcasts will take on radio and satellite. Curry and partners plan to launch a podcasting network. For a guy who has argued that podcasting should not be corrupted by money, Adam […]

<![CDATA[New Media Musings: Curry on the next stage of podcasting:

Fortune: Just as blogs are challenging mainstream media, ex-MTV veejay Adam Curry predicts that podcasts will take on radio and satellite. Curry and partners plan to launch a podcasting network.

For a guy who has argued that podcasting should not be corrupted by money, Adam Curry sure seems bent on making a company run on podcasting revenues. You should hear what fees he asks for meetings. The problem I have with a lot of the purists on blogging and this new version of audio distribution (seems to me Don Katz came up with this idea about 11 years ago—I was there) is that they are willing to take large fees for their insight but refuse to admit others can and should be able to make small fees for actually doing the production work….]]>

2 replies on “Curry: Next, I make the money”

For a guy who has argued that podcasting should not be corrupted by money.

Who wants something good to be corrupted by money? You seem to think, however, that everything will automatically corrupt when it is connected with money, which is not true.

Michael—On the contrary, I never said money corrupts or that podcasting shouldn’t be moneymaking. Curry said the latter and I believe that a cottage industy of self-publishers/producers would do the world a lot of good, but it will take an economic model to make that possible.
You misread me.

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