Morning Link Roundup 8 26 09Posted: August 26, 2009
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of advice for newspapers:
- Michael Masnick at TechDirt responds to Rutten’s LA Times Editorial to say, “Fine, Let Newspapers Collude.” As Masnick says, “If the newspapers collude and come up with a pricing scheme where the lowest option starts at $10 per month — fine. Just go do it, and then let’s see what happens. Because talking about it is getting pretty silly.”
- Here’s some ideas from BlackCowPress on what special sections newspapers may consider to generate revenue.
- As a follow-up from this month’s lengthy piece on Craig’s List, Wired’s Gary Wolf talks more about how newspapers can’t think like they do and battle with the free, online classified giant.