Thursday, June 25, 2009

WSJ publisher vs. Google

There is no question that there is a lot of free material on the internet that people used to pay for in newspapers and magazines. The publisher of the Wall Street Journal points a finger at Google for the death of print.

From crainsnewyork: [Hinton called] the Internet search giant a vampire “sucking the blood” out of the newspaper business, and promised that new developments would level the playing field... Newspaper publishers have been growing increasingly vocal about Google’s profiting from content it doesn’t produce, and have been searching for ways to begin charging for news stories that are now given away free on the Web. More...

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