By Edward Nawotka
In today’s lead story we describe how changes in health care can teach us about the future of publishing. One argument says that smaller, inexpensive services don’t need the infrastructure of a big hospital (or publishing house) to be done well — read the full article for an explanation. But there are services that only a big institution, like a hospital, has the necessary staff and resources to do well, such as brain surgery or a heart transplant. But what are the publishing equivalents of such big operations?
I would have said, at one point, that compiling an encyclopedia would have been one, but Wikipedia proves that wrong. What can you think of?
Let us know what you think in the comments.