Blogger Barry Ritholtz became the latest to suggest that maybe news really should not be free, and he endorsed a system of micropayments, introduced slowly so the blogger frogs do not object to the water getting hotter:
The problem facing journalism and newspapers is not one of technology—it is one of behavior. People are used to free, they don’t think they need to pay for content. A solution that ignores this simple fact is destined to fail, regardless of technology, software or widgets . . . This requires a behavioral change, from both the newspapers and its readers.
However, Reuters blogger Felix Salmon not only objects, he advocates kicking over the pot.
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