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[NEWS] Five notes on journalism: E-books, communities, funding, history, future

  • That Microsoft’s E-Book store is closing, depriving book owners of the their titles, is bad news for the online world. Global News reports.
  • Motherboard notes how the decline of local news sources is hurting smaller communities and their residents.
  • The Discourse explains how it, and other independent media, will be harmed by new government funding proposals.
  • Marginal Revolution looks at a new book reviewing how providing global news in the early 20th century was a major and competitive industry.
  • The Conversation sees some productive future approaches for science journalism, and perhaps journalism more generally.

Written by Randy McDonald

May 2, 2019 at 10:37 pm

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