Thoughts on Newspapers Becoming Not-for-Profits

A NY Times Op Ed today suggests newspapers should move to a foundation-supported model and become 501(c)3 not-for-profits. Through that model, with its tax advantages, the newspaper business can survive, the authors write.

My thoughts on the idea are here. To sum up a longish essay: For-profit can work in the news biz, just maybe not the way newspapers practice it.

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