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Poll: Most won’t pay to read newspapers online

Would you pay to read your favorite newspaper online? Most say no, at least according to a new Harris poll. With traditional print newspapers struggling to turn a profit, many have turned to the Web as a means to stay afloat. While some offer their online content free of charge, other papers have played around [...]

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The Economy of Wikileaks

I’d like to show you an interview with Julian Assange, the spokesperson of Wikileaks, that I conducted for my small student’s blog (I study journalism). On the Chaos Communication Congress in Berlin, a hacker event, I had the chance to talk with him, about the current economic and financial aspects of the website (at the [...]

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Miami Herald Asks for Donations

Poynter pointed out that the Miami Herald has begun asking readers for donations. I remember I did this in the beginning and the people didn’t like it very much at all. Some did donate, though. I imagine the Miami Herald should be able to drum up quite a bit more money with their audience. We [...]

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