Chip Block on Content: Cheap Is Good, Free is Better

We spoke to retired media entrepreneur MJ "Chip" Block about the current state of online publishing. Chip founded six companies over 35 years, including Games Magazine and Applied Interactive Media.

Chip served as a media consultant for many years, with clients like Time Warner, Newscorp, the Washington Post Co., and many others. Currently he's an elected commissioner in the town of Jupiter Inlet Colony, Florida. Chip is an advisor and investor to Axilent.

Interview by Lisa Levy.

Lisa: In this series we’re talking to people who have different ideas about the state of and the future of content on the web. Initial thoughts?

Chip: I don't think you can talk about the present without talking about the past and the value of content as perceived in the ...

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