aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,

Using user-generated content to create a print magazine

A few months back, the NY Times ran an interesting article about using “user-generated content” to create a print magazine.

“Amid the YouTube-fueled craze for user-generated content, he wondered why readers, instead of writers and editors whom he would have to pay, could not do most of the heavy lifting. He also pondered how he might get rid of, or at least reduce, the large ad sales staff.”

I wonder if this has any applications for longer print pieces? The problem is, as a writer, I want to get paid, not supply “user-generated content.” To read more, click here.

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