November 26, 2012

Why Newspaper Pay Walls Are a Good Thing

David Brauchli, ReadWrite


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Newspaper publishers struggle to successfully monetize their online content, and they are not getting any help from journalism schools, despite the fact that these are the very institutions preparing young people to enter the shrinking field and the ones you’d think would be trying to help newspapers stay alive, not hasten their demise. Most people understand that the content found in newspapers costs money to produce. The cost of producing that content is not diminished when the content is distributed online.

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