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What is the purpose of a newspaper?

2 years agoTechnology : GigaOM

Newspapers find themselves at a crossroads: they need to generate more revenue in order to stay in business, but some of the ways they could do that might conflict with the public-interest aspect of journalism. How do they find a middle road -- or can they?
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