Monday, September 21, 2009

toledoblade.com: Newspaper journalism gets words of praise Print media's role vital, Obama says

Via Slatest; check the full article for more context-setting

Mr. Obama said he noted the trend. "I am concerned that if the direction of the news is all blogosphere, all opinions, with no serious fact-checking, no serious attempts to put stories in context, that what you will end up getting is people shouting at each other across the void but not a lot of mutual understanding," the President said.

"What I hope is that people start understanding if you're getting your newspaper over the Internet, that's not free and there's got to be a way to find a business model that supports that."

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