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  •  Why would they do that? (6+ / 0-)

    They are getting what every paper wants right now - national exposure. And in a good way. They're showing why newspapers are important. They're going to want to connect every dot, dot every I, cross every t, and have the proof for all of it.

    They want to show why newspapers matter, and boost their circulation. They're doing a great job.

    No parent company is going to make them stop. And if their circulation goes up, you might actually start to see more real reporting.

    •  Media outlets HAVE been known to forgo (3+ / 0-)
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      Sharoney, pgm 01, elwior

      short term profits based on circulation, good reporting etc in favor of long term gain for their corporate masters by pushing specific political agendas, or agendi, as the case may be.

      Just saying, it HAS happened.

    •  Agreed mmacDE. This is a huge story (0+ / 0-)

      and the kind of real journalism that newspapers like the Globe are quite proud of.

      "We the People of the United States...." -U.S. Constitution

      by elwior on Fri Jul 20, 2012 at 01:52:36 PM PDT

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