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Murdoch, Huffington and the future of News

Huffington and Mathias D̦pfner (CEO of German media empire Axel Springer) discuss the future of news. The moderator is Christine Ockrent, CEO of France 24, a TV broadcasting company. In the context of Rupert Murdoch declaring his intent to take his content out of Google this is a timely exchange. Clearly there are many sides to this issue, but Рbottom line Рthe cost base of old media is not sustainable, and the news gathering possibilities of the distributed masses together with curation and aggregation present a powerful alternative. I recommend anybody interested in the future of news and

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