Opinion: ‘You can’t sell news by the slice’

Sam Friedman of the Carletonian student newspaper told me about this New York Times opinion piece during our bi-weekly journalism discussion at the Goodbye Blue Monday cafe this morning.

” Newspaper readers have never paid for the content (words and photos). What they have paid for is the paper that content is printed on,” author Michael Kinsley wrote.

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One response to “Opinion: ‘You can’t sell news by the slice’

  1. Mona Obremski

    Thank you Sam and Bonnie for NYT piece. There are yards of comments following it, too many to read all, but one of the most succinct was this:

    I see no recomendation for how journalists are to earn a living.

    — Angela

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