I gave a talk last week about this project at the Harvard Berkman Center for Internet and Society. (Video here.) The Nieman Journalism Lab’s Caroline O’Donovan has done a nice write-up here; it focuses more on the journalistic aspects of what I’ve been working on than the overall theme. Key thoughts from her piece:
These issues fall very low on the priority list for an industry that Gillmor described as being in a constant state of desperation. But the dangers are real, Gillmor says, and with his new project, he hopes to find ways of bringing the convenience of private platforms to services that are both free and secure.