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Why Content Creation Innovators Are Content Delivery Conservatives

This post was first published on on June 14, 2010

Last week at the Wall Street Journal’s digital conference, D8, content creators, distributors and the Chairman of the FCC all shared the stage with iconic technology journalists Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher, and discussed the changing landscape for media in the post-econalypse, wireless age.

From Steve Jobs declaring the “balkanization” of television by cable providers who give away free digital video recorders, to Julius Genachowski’s realization of the national broadband plan, there were numerous proof points that consumers remain a long way from easily purchasing content once and viewing it anywhere, anytime, on any device. But if you are a tech savvy content creator like Steve Levitan or James Cameron, that’s not all bad, for two reasons: money and quality.

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