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A friend of a friend found an old newspaper inside the wall of a house he was renovating -- not an uncommon thing to find, since many people used them for insulation. But this one is really old: it's a copy of The Globe (a newspaper published in Toronto) from February, 1864. That's three years…
The recent cuts at the Washington Post -- as reported by Politico and Washington's City Paper -- have once again brought to the surface a culture clash that has been going on in mainstream newsrooms for most of the last decade, and one that shows no sign of ending any time soon. If anything, the…

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There’s been a lot of chatter about the newspaper industry in recent weeks — about whether newspaper companies should find something like iTunes, or use micropayments as a way to charge people for the news, or sue Google, or all of the above — and how journalism is at risk because newspapers are dying. But…

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Seth Godin, marketing guru extraordinaire, has an interesting post about how the New York Times has missed the boat and is fighting the wrong war (to mix a couple of metaphors). In it, he puts his finger on one of the biggest factors that make it hard for newspapers in general -- the one I…

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Didn't have time to blog this earlier today, for reasons that are too depressing to go into, but I still think Google's announcement about an expanded newspaper archive search is one of the few things that have come out of TechCrunch50 and DEMO '08 that I can genuinely get excited about. Most of the other…

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