Will The Kindle Help Save Newspapers?, Ctd.

By Patrick Appel
Maybe not. A reader writes:

I happen to work at a "major metro daily" on the West Coast and just received a report including the revenue from the Kindle feed. We get 30% of the $5.99 a month Amazon charges. I did not negotiate this deal! The paper's take this month: $1044.00 from 580 subscriptions.