Thursday, December 03, 2009

Schmidt: Google can help drowning newspapers if they’ll just stop thrashing | Good Morning Silicon Valley

A newspaper’s take on Schmidt’s take on newspapers…  Schmidt’s full editorial is available without a wsj.com subscription – someone apparently snuck that one past Rupert Murdoch…

In the midst of the latest rhetorical assaults led by News Corp.’s Rupert Murdoch against Google and other news aggregators, Murdoch’s Wall Street Journal has given an op-ed platform to the search sovereign’s Chief Executive Parasite, Eric Schmidt, for a rebuttal. And in the spirit of the holidays, Schmidt delivered a message of peace and goodwill, asserting once again that Google stands ready to help the newspaper industry in creating digital-age business models — free, freemium, subscription, micropayments, whatever.

Schmidt: Google can help drowning newspapers if they’ll just stop thrashing | Good Morning Silicon Valley

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