Charging for newspaper on-line information
Salon has a short note and a voting widget for whether newspapers should charge for on-line content as a way to increase revenue and I assume stay in business as part of a conversational piece.Charging for on-line information.
Locally, whether the Boston Globe stays in business is a major concern. Also, it is also an example of how the distribution of ‘needed sacrifice’ is being played out so far.
(This gave me an idea that I might pursue. How does the stimulus impact local school systems, and how are decisions made depending on the management philosophy of a particular system. Usually we follow private companies…perhaps it is time to look at a significant portion of dollars spent in the public sector.
Certainly the series on TBI and PTSD became valuable from an ‘economics’ point of view as well.)