“People who really think we have to charge or the industry is sunk would be more persuasive if they said at the same time we have to add more value than we’ve been adding…”

…A quote from Jay Rosen in a useful but sort of predictable NYT writeup about pay walls and legacy media trying to stay afloat.  The best bite was the closer:

“One of the problems is newspapers fired so many journalists and turned them loose to start so many blogs,” Mr. Mutter said. “They should have executed them. They wouldn’t have had competition. But they foolishly let them out alive.”

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