Tuesday, August 11, 2009

WHAT is it about news in the 21st century that makes people so vehemently opposed to paying for it?

Chicago Tribune Media Group this week officially launched Media Dragons under the label ChicagoNow.com, a network of more than 70 local blogs on a variety of Chicago-area interests 70 local blogs on a variety of Chicago-area interests We think of it as an online townsquare where we talk about the real Chicago with each other Chicago Google

To accept or not to accept: The mix of payment, social networking and work Think again Rupert - consumers refuse to pay for online content
Rupert Murdoch’s plans to charge consumers to access the online content of The News of the World, The Times and The Sun, have been dealt a fresh blow by research which shows few UK consumers would be willing to pay for content they can currently access for free

Quality journalism is not cheap, and an industry that gives away its content is simply cannibalizing its ability to produce good reporting

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