Internet Business Model is Broken.


Thinking you should is the same mistake newsrooms have been making for over a decade. ("Critical Thinking: Should Newsrooms Accept Additional Funding from Facebook?" November 2019) Yes, at first, the internet seemed glorious and the way to go. Everyone was all in as expected. But after almost 20 years, it's become very evident that the internet is not good for news, newsrooms or newspapers. Look at the internet and tell me there isn't a problem with news these days. For years, newspapers have been told they are doing it wrong. They aren't innovative enough. They don't understand how to get the most from the internet. Their business model is broken. That, of course, is all rubbish. Newspapers have/had a great business model--unlike the business model of the internet. It is the internet and...

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