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Jeff Jarvis has a brilliant guest piece that sums up the changing roles of content producters, stars, and distributors...

The problem with the internet –and a thorny problem it is – is that the phrase “I got a million of you” can be uttered by everyone in the equation – actor, writer, producer. There’s a million stages now, a million actors, a million writers. EVERY ONE of them can command an audience. Every one of them can start a show.

Traditional media is being disrupted. The networks can’t figure it out. The movie and music industries are struggling to comprehend. Pin a business model on this and you’ll be rich.

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