Listening to some people talk, editors are a dying breed because we’re in the age of user-generated, crowdsourced content.
Yet consumers are relying on the human touch to help them find the best information and resources online, according to a number of speakers at the Digital Media Conference in San Francisco earlier this week.
We have access to unprecedented levels of information, but not all of it is useful, and the sheer volume leads to a complete overload of the senses.
What web users increasingly want are specialised sites that either create or aggregate quality content in one place. [Read more…]