Morning Link Roundup 8 26 09

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.

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