Social media vs. “pre-Web 2.0” portals like Yahoo News

Martin LaMonica of the CNET News.com Tech news blog spotted this ironic moment at EmTech. While Kevin Rose of Digg, Tariq Krim of NetVibes, and Garret Camp of StumbleUpon were predicting a growing role for community-oriented sites in the media industry, a survey of attendees done during the panel found the majority of people at the conference said they rely on traditional news outlets and “pre-Web 2.0” portals like Yahoo News. Ironic, ain’t it?

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