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Funny, no full-blown newspaper crisis in Europe

While 2008 and 2009 are the high-water marks in terms of anni horribli for the U.S. newspaper industry, the same ain't necessarily so across Europe, where some publishers have been more creative about business problem-solving. For example, the news is free, but people pay for related services. From the March 29 NYT: In some European countries, newspapers are […]

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HuffPo sponsors project to investigate the economy

From AP via nytimes.com (posted March 29): The Huffington Post said Sunday that it would bankroll a group of investigative journalists and make the nation’s economy an initial priority for coverage. The Web site is collaborating with The Atlantic Philanthropies and other donors to create the Huffington Post Investigative Fund, with an initial budget of […]

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Live in Detroit? Want home newspaper delivery on Mondays? How unfortunate for you

From the NYT: Maybe once a year, a city has a news day as heavy as the one that just hit Detroit: The White House forced out the chairman of General Motors, word leaked that the administration wanted Chrysler to hitch its fortunes to Fiat, and Michigan State University’s men’s basketball team reached the Final […]

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