Mr. Murdoch Goes to War by Mark Bowden
The Atlantic, July/August 2008
"Newspapers are in a sad way in America. Readership continues to fall. Advertisers are deserting them for newer forms of media. Revenues are plummeting, as the costs of printing and distribution mount catastrophically. ... In the eyes of many media experts, print journalism, that stubborn 15th-century technology, appears at long last to be on its deathbed.
"Except that Murdoch is investing in it."
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Terrence Henry is a freelance writer living in Austin, Texas.