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FTC to Examine Possible Support of News Organizations

Rupert Murdoch: News Business Based on Internet Advertising Dead



12:15 am on Dec 2, 2009 (gmt 0)

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WASHINGTON –The head of the Federal Trade Commission said Tuesday the agency will study whether government should aid struggling news organizations, which are suffering from a collapse in advertising revenues as the internet upends their centuries-old business model.

From WSJ: [online.wsj.com...]


12:28 am on Dec 2, 2009 (gmt 0)

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It'll be fun watching how many steps backwards we all go before managing a single one forward. Bet heavy on FUBAR.


3:16 am on Dec 15, 2009 (gmt 0)

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I am curious to know what the future of news will look like. Will it become a sea of blogs that require careful screening to determine validity? Or will traditional news organizations continue to operate? What business model is going to be profitable?


3:12 pm on Dec 16, 2009 (gmt 0)

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Sounds like "Bailout" can a news organization like Rupert's be trusted?

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