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Articles tagged alternative weeklies (7)

Journalists and publishers need to breathe new life into the social contract with readers: The audience holds the media accountable, the media holds the powerful accountable.
“I really understand how powerful it is to be able to raise sustaining donations, now that I’m in the driver’s seat.”
They face many of the same financial challenges as their daily peers — how many alt weeklies can navigate a path to sustainability? Joshua Benton
Plus: Google Reader and the future of free services, the Washington Post announces a paywall, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
The alt weekly, one of the nation’s best, announced its closure Thursday after nearly 50 years of publishing.
Plus: Niall Ferguson and the fact-checking debate, The New York Times’ new CEO, and the rest of the week’s big media and tech news.
The new system will allow members to share stories, video, and photography and potentially make money licensing to other media. Justin Ellis