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April 28, 2009

When Dinosaurs Roamed The Earth...

Vanity Fair has handicapped the various models of journalism currently battling for survival, classifying them as the kind of dinosaur each might be:

Although it has been 13 years since the launch of Slate magazine and NYTimes.com, we are still in the early stages of the evolution of online media, and it remains to be seen which creatures will emerge from the primordial ooze adapted to survive in a harsh new environment. But like the meteor (or whatever the hell it was) that caused a mass extinction 65 million years ago, the economic crisis has winnowed the field and made it possible to create a taxonomy of new-media animals and predict which will be the crocodile and which the brontosaurus.
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