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I agree completely with your points about newspapers' need to refocus their resources, but I would add that it doesn't need to be a zero-sum, print-or-Twitter decision. Today's printed newspaper has huge significance for those whose lives will change as a result of events in Egypt -- they can frame it, have their photos taken with it, show it to their grandchildren. It's a saveable snapshot of history, and that is a very important "job to be done," even for people who streamed the news on their iPhones. Case in point: How many of us kept a newspaper from Nov. 5, 2008?
Toggle Commented Feb 12, 2011 on When the News Gets Old at Recovering Journalist
Yeah, I'm hearing you. Congratulations on your patience; I'm about out of it, myself, although I do keep hoping ...
Toggle Commented Dec 3, 2010 on Smart Stuff at Recovering Journalist
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