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In the media industry, the name Steven Brill tends to bring back a lot of memories. The founder of CourtTV and Brill's Content, he went on to create a new media entity called Inside, which was staffed with writers from Fortune and other leading publications. But the venture eventually folded. As more and more content…

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Not a day goes by without someone adding their thoughts to the growing pile of opinion about what newspapers should do when it comes to charging for content online. The latest treatise comes from L. Gordon Crovitz, a columnist with the Wall Street Journal -- whose opinion is notable if only because his publication is…

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I don't do this a lot, but I just thought I would point out for those who might be interested that the Globe and Mail -- which happens to be my employer -- has removed the pay wall that used to block access to a lot of the paper's online content. All of the columnists…

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So all this time, Gawker Media founder and evil genius Nick Denton has been pretending to be a mild-mannered blog network CEO, when in reality he is a behavioural economist doing ground-breaking research into the mechanisms of human motivation and productivity. Of course, it could be that even Nick D. doesn't realize the extent to…

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Well, Rupert Murdoch has been dropping pretty big hints that the Wall Street Journal pay wall is a-comin' down pretty soon -- and it shouldn't be too hard to make it crumble, since Digg just put a pretty big hole in it. As Kevin Rose describes in his rather economical post on the subject (I…

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