Why Steve Jobs Won’t Save Newspapers

I have a piece out this morning at Slate’s The Big Money that looks at the issue of micropayments for online content. Last week, former Time managing editor Walter Isaacson wrote a cover story in Time that argued that newspapers should adopt the micropayment model–charging readers pennies for individual articles or a nominal monthly subscription. The idea is to create an iTunes like service for news. In my piece, I explain why Steve Jobs isn’t going to come to the newspaper industry’s rescue anytime soon.

Read the full piece HERE:

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One response to “Why Steve Jobs Won’t Save Newspapers

  1. Good story

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