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Damaged newspapers, damaged civic life: How the gutting of local newsrooms has led to a less-informed public
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Jan. 28, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Bloomberg may launch $100 million site, Google exec says NYT paywall won’t work, Yelp may get $100 million from Bono

Web marketer says Facebook is hitting “tech lock in,” better known as “worldwide domination” http://j.mp/cbgsMM »

Google exec says NYT paywall won’t make money: “It’s too easy to bypass” http://j.mp/aJVB55 »

Bloomberg may launch a $100 million site on the intersection of biz and politics, employing 40-50 http://j.mp/cPVVZS »

Bono’s private equity firm will invest up to $100 million in Yelp, home to 9 million user-generated reviews http://j.mp/dwF399 »

Publisher XXL aims to cash in on rising ad revenue in women’s magazines http://j.mp/994ta2 »

Hunting for new revenue stream, WSJ to launch travel service http://j.mp/7KaGox »

 
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Damaged newspapers, damaged civic life: How the gutting of local newsrooms has led to a less-informed public
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