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Oct. 8, 2009, 10 a.m.

A Canadian heavyweight matchup: Clay Shirky versus Andrew Keen

Our own Mathew Ingram moderated a panel discussion last week between two luminaries in the future-of-content-online space: Clay Shirky (who readers of this site know well) and Andrew Keen, whose thoughts on the subject can probably be sussed out from the title of his book, The Cult of the Amateur: How Today’s Internet is Killing Our Culture. (Available on the Kindle!)

Their wide ranging discussion was captured in all the usual 2009 forms: a liveblog, a hashtag, and video, which I’ve embedded below in four parts. (Note that introductions take a little while, so you may want to skip ahead a bit.)

POSTED     Oct. 8, 2009, 10 a.m.
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