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Why won’t some people pay for news?
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April 5, 2011, 6 p.m.

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Hyperlocal network will use incentive pay to make content, um, not content-farmy »

NY Post issues correction after incorrectly attributing crazy quote to Toni Braxton (but doesn’t say who said it) »

Elisabeth Murdoch makes a cool £153 million selling her TV production company to her dad »

Mark Oppenheimer: Save NPR, kill PBS »

The FCC reboots its website and its mission. @digiphile previews: »

An interview with David Plotz, “founding father of online journalism,” on @Slate at 15 »

After switching to Facebook Comments, TechCrunch saw commenting plummet. BUT: »

Matt Thompson: 19 ways to promote your content without being smarmy »

AOL fires freelancers, Huff Post doesn’t pay, and Paul Carr approves »

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