The newspaper is a lecture. The web is a conversation.

For a print columnist who writes, oh, say, twice a week to sniff at those who pump out ten tons of spirited commentary for free reminds me of some baggy-pants third-rate vaudevillian rolling his eyes at the people streaming into a nickelodeon. Oh, sure, they have moving pictures of a train robbery, but nothing beats a pie in the face.James LileksThe newspaper is a lecture. The web is a conversation. (Bleat)