DAVID GAUNTLETT Web 2.0 has created a more democratic media. We are all inherently creative, “making is connecting.” The dominance of media institutions is being challenged. We live in the age of the prosumer. Removal of gatekeepers will open up the media to greater democracy and foster creativity that otherwise would not have been accesible.
ANDREW KEEN Web 2.0 has created cultural chaos. Creates a “cult of the amateur” which devalues the professional. Expertise is devalued. Internet Oligarchs are replacing Old Media Oligarchs. Removal of gatekeepers will devalue genuine talent and expertise. “Those who shout loudest will be heard most”