Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Recommended Listening: Craigslist Podcast(s)

Jim Buckmaster and Craig Newmark of Craigslist Speak of Nerd Value's
You cannot talk about the dilemma of print newspapers and their profit model without talking about Craigslist [Link]. This Internet company of 20 employees has totally changed the profit/loss landscape for newspapers. According to Alan Rusbridger, editor of The Guardian, "Craigslist is almost single handedly destroying the American newspaper industry" [Link to "Great Room" lecture where statement was made.] What are the values of the folks who started and run this company? Follow this link [Link] to find out. This is from the Web 2.0 conference of October 2004 and is part of the ITConversations [Link] series. To find more podcasts on this resource about Craig's List, follow this Google Search String [Search Link].

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