The never ending debate of Free Content vs. Paid Content: Who pays for your free content
Online publishing / digitization of content has changed the way publishing businesses are run. However, there are these two main things that have changed, evolved, or some say, developed with regards to the availability of content on the web and otherwise:
Availability of free content and its significant effect on the patterns of content consumption:
The shift of paradigm has probably been the fact that content production and diffusion is now virtually free. The media are free, and you find enough smart, reliable, educated content producers that do that as a hobby, to sustain your researches and needs. To top it all, plagiarising ‘User Generated ...