Ryan Selkis of blockchain standards organization Messari explains why he jumped into a public debate between CoinDesk editor Pete Rizzo and Vitalik and Ethereum, in which Vitalik criticized CoinDesk for charging high prices for its Consensus conference. He also names some blockchain-based media efforts that can bring new solutions to the media industry and discussion how token-curated registries play a role.

Messari: https://messari.io/

Vitalik’s tweets about skipping Consensus: https://twitter.com/VitalikButerin/status/989525778424451072

The Washington Post tweet storm and article that Ryan and I discuss:

https://twitter.com/asymmetricinfo/status/989609519465553920 https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-partisan/wp/2018/04/26/a-farewell-to-free-journalism/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.ee18b4c8938c

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