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Minnesota's New Daily "Paper"

Ken Doctor asks if is A Broadside of Next Wave Journalism. He observes that the local daily papers have been laying off scores of journalists, for one thing:

All publishers like the Star Tribune and the Pioneer Press have done is create a small opening. Yes, they are reeling, but they are still taking in hundreds of million of dollars in ad and circulation revenue and trying to transform themselves for the new Internet age. Still any siphoning off of a high-demographics news audience (one Internet advertisers covet) is bad news for the already-declining online growth rates of the dailies.

Read it all for the best analysis i’ve seen so far of this situation.

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