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Monday, April 5, 2010

thoughts on the economy of journalism

News organizations are struggling with an economic model. The Pew Research 2010 State of the News Media is out and, while I’m not through it yet, some thoughts come to mind.

People are no longer paying for content; but perhaps they will pay for a filter for verification, veracity, authenticity, and authority. The subscriber question is: Who is watching what I want to know about and how much am I willing to path them to filter it?

Could be a model?