Tuesday, March 26, 2013

The future of newspapers …

… The “barbell problem” in media: The ends are fine, but the middle is getting squeezed — paidContent. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

The problem is that a barbell with no middle is no longer a barbell. The newspapers in the middle could prosper by striking out on their own and not trying to be a cheap imitation of the  New York Times and Washington Post (both of which are nowhere near what they used to be).

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