Mr. Weisberg obviously thinks printed books to be wasting the time of their readers. Can I just state what I think of that with a emoti?
"The tone of good web writing grows out of email. It’s more direct, personal, colloquial, urgent, witty, efficient. It doesn’t waste your time. It reflects that engagement, responsiveness and haste of web surfers, as opposed to the more general passivity of print readers."
-Jacob Weisberg (former Slate editor) about the difference of web publications to printed books.