May 19, 2008
A friend and school chum of Henry’s recently posted a video on YouTube questioning what the role of YouTube is in relation to traditional media.
They say: “”An attempt at reasoned dialog about YouTube as a communicative medium. Seriously.” How are people thinking about the effects of YouTube on society? What is unique about this new age of video sharing? Is it just a game that kids play to create alter-egos to insult others? Are hate speech and acts of violence a necessary consequence of allowing free video sharing? Does YouTube have far wider implications for social justice, religion and disenfranchised groups?”
Watch it, comment and add your two cents.[video:youtube:nWa0l-YxvO8]