First Reading Assignment

Out of Print: The death and life of the American newspaper by Eric Alterman (New Yorker Magazine March 31, 2008) Read by the beginning of Week 2.

Eric Alterman considers the possibility that American newspapers will soon be extinct and that the Internet, cellphones, PDAs, etc will deliver the news of the future. Why is Alterman concerned about the death of the newspaper? Hint: It’s not just about business and making money.

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