Media-Morphosis: How the Internet Will Devour, Transform, or Destroy Your Favorite Medium

Cory Doctorow isn’t writing about libraries, but I can’t help but want to apply this to libraries:

But just because an industry is socially worthy, it doesn’t follow that it is commercially viable. Today, besides newspapers, three other media are thrashing over their futures in a networked world, and as with newspapers, the rhetoric is mostly of the nonproductive “But I like it!” and “It’s good for society!” variety, with not enough thought given to whether these media are commercially viable in the Internet age.