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May 5, 2009

A New Kindle For Newspapers?

A new large-version Kindle e-reader is rumored to be launching this week. Some in the newspaper industry think this will help them. The New York Times is said to be offering a new e-subscription for the device. But:

What are the publishers really proposing? Taking a product available for free on the Web, dumbing it down, and then charging for it. News without links, comments, or video, in black and white, updated once a day? In an age when print media ought to be learning to do more with less, they are instead fixated on getting customers to pay more for less.
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