We're trawling the net for related articles and blogs to help bring wide perspective to this conversation. Here's a great article that is definitely voicing similar concerns, from Stacy Whitman, publisher at Tu Books. Take a look and let us know what you think.
And here, the fab @steftran opened up an important chat on Twitter yesterday asking for opinions. Take a look at the responses. Very interesting, we think!
If you find any articles that you think we and everyone else should read, send them to us so we can link to them on this page.
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