Monday, February 01, 2010

five is the new eleven

In New York magazine, New York Times columnist Tom Friedman explains why he didn't like it when his online column was kept behind a paying-subscribers-only wall:

“What was coming to me anecdotally from my travels was the five worst words that as a columnist you ever want to hear: ‘I used to read you before you went behind the wall.’”

This proficiency with numbers may explain a lot in the newspaper business today.

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