‘Bridging the News Industry’s Digital Divide’

Roben Farzad reports on the U.S. newspaper industry:

 

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A time-travel fantasy of mine is being a fly on the wall at a newspaper or magazine boardroom at the dawn of the World Wide Web. At some point in 1993 or 1994, editors and business-side people of print publications huddled and, somehow without the help of peyote, exclaimed: “Bingo! Put it all out there on Netscape for free and let’s see what happens. Nothing ventured, right?”

Continue reading:

http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-04-20/bridging-the-news-industrys-digital-divide

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