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  1. Paying for Online Newspapers

    BBC World Service Business Daily

    Paying for Online Newspapers

    Mon, 29 Mar 10

    As Rupert Murdoch’s Times and Sunday Times in Britain decide to charge for reading on-line, Google’s chief economist talks about what papers will have to do if they want to survive. Hal Varian thinks they need to be more attractive. And Jakob Nielsen (described by the New York Times as "the guru of web page usability") on how we read differently on-line. But is it better? Plus, Lucy Kellaway on short-term memory

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  2. Media Talk podcast: News of the World closes as News International implodes | Media |

    Alan Rusbridger, Nick Davies, Roy Greenslade and Janine Gibson discuss the impact of the phone-hacking scandal on NI and the newspaper industry

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  3. Media Futures (1 of 4) - Newspapers | BBC World Service - The Documentary,

    With more news now available online does the internet spell doom for the daily newspaper?

    As more and more news is available online, the idea of buying a traditional newspaper is fast becoming a thing of the past. Or is it? Some parts of the world are still enjoying strong print circulation. And even places like the west where newspaper sales are plummeting, it has often proved difficult to make the digital alternative pay its way. In part one of this four-part series, Mark Coles asks what is the future for newspapers? And if they survive, how will they need to change?

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  4. The Last Straw

    Brief interview with Steve Smith, formerly editor of The Spokesman-Review newspaper of Spokane, Washington. Contains the splendid line: "I’m not out to save newspapers. It may not be possible to save newspapers. But it ought to be possible to save journalism."

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  5. Is Rupert Murdoch More Powerful Than Your Vote? Russell Brand The Trews (E284))

    In this episode I ask whether Rupert Murdoch has more power than you do by exercising your right to vote. Occupy Rupert Murdoch Event: Subscribe Here Now: and send links to video news items of topical stories that you’d like me to analyse. Buy a ‘Trews’ Tshirt here: Produced directed & edited by Gareth Roy. Trews Theme by The Rubberbandits Thanks to Jimi Mackay: @jimimackay and Urban Nerds: for our creative services

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