With apologies to Chris Anderson: the web is not dead. In fact the browser may be the single most powerful app on your smart phone, not to mention every other screen you own. And it’s still far and away the best way to acquire news audiences.

Vivian Schiller, Former NPR Chief, Speaking at the 12th International Symposium on Online Media (transcript).

Her reference to Wired Editor in Chief Chris Anderson is to a 2010 essay he wrote with Michael Wolff called The Web Is Dead. Long Live the Internet.

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