It used to be that television and radio relied on newspapers for content. In the current US election, the reverse will be true for newspapers in the international Metro chain of free dailies. More than 100 Metros in 21 countries will rely on CNN content for US campaign news.
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The New York Times will cut 100 jobs from its newsroom, executive editor Bill Keller announced Friday.
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The Sun-Times Media Group was put up for sale yesterday by directors who blamed the management of former media baron Conrad Black for the company’s current difficulties. Financial statements for the company, which owns the Chicago Sun-Times and several other Chicago-area newspapers, are awash in red ink. The company took in $419 million last year, but lost $57 million after all expenses were counted.
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Philip M. Stone, writing in followthemedia.com, reports that a World Economic Forum panel featuring futurists Paul Saffo of Stanford and Peter Schwartz suggests that print newspapers will disappear by 2014.
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Paperboy.com provides a list of online Canadian newspapers. There is also an international version of Paperboy that enables you to search in a directory of more than 6000 newspapers from around the world, which can be accessed from the Canadian website. Find a newspaper by searching by city, province or name. There are also links to news sources related to sports, online radio stations, a presentation of today’s headlines, and a link to Magazineboy.com, which offers an international list of magazines.
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