Episode 176 — The Second Estate Era

Ben and James discuss how the Internet’s impact will be like the printing press’s, and what that means for how we should think about Facebook.

Note: We apologize for the slight audio discrepancy between Ben and James


  • Ben Thompson: The Internet and the Third Estate — Stratechery
  • Ben Thompson: Zuckerberg’s Speech, Facebook Versus China, The Structure of Free Expression — Stratechery
  • Ben Thompson: TV Advertising’s Surprising Strength — And Inevitable Fall — Stratechery
  • Perry Link: China: The Anaconda in the Chandelier — ChinaFile
  • Mark Zuckerberg Stands for Voice and Free Expression — Facebook
  • The Federalist Papers: No. 47— Yale Law
  • Ben Thompson: Strategy Credit — Stratechery




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