Upendra Shardanand: Hand-crafted content online needs new tools

In his response to TechCrunch’s declaration that hand-crafted content on news and other websites is being replaced by “fast-food content”, Daylife CEO Upendra Shardanand says its the tools being used by writers and editors to create that content that are part of the problem:

The real problem is that storytellers are using the same authoring tool to write stories for the web that they use for print. A text editor. For those in print businesses, they are particularly handcuffed since they need the same tool to publish to two places – print and the web. So the tools force the authors to create “print” experiences online.

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