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02-25-2013, 12:05 PM
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Originally Posted by cgf View Post
Well yeah, that's how a large portion of media has decided to combat the internet age destroying their industry. You get some exceptions in niches like Zonal Marking, Grantland, some of your weekly magazines in the US like the Economist, but for more generic surface news, pump out whatever'll get more clicks is the mo.
The Economist is British and officially it is a newspaper, not a magazine.

I agree with your analysis though, there has been a pretty significant "dumbing down" of the news and how it is reported, even by previously respected news media.

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