Online Journalism Review :: By making access to the world of information ubiquitous with direct connection to sources, eyewitness accounts, and publishers with cheaper overhead, the Internet has forced news publishers into the marketplace that so many publishers naively believed that they were in before. Now, news publishers really are selling just information, instead of the access to it. And they're running into trouble because the market's telling them just how worthless much of that commodity information is to them.
But there is a way out for newspapers.
Continue to read Robert Niles, www.ojr.org
HT: Jay Rosen, here