An e-reader business model that just might work

Poynter Online
Here it is: In exchange for a two-year subscription, a newspaper offers customers willing to drop the print edition a reduced subscription fee for its iPad app plus a $250 coupon for a new iPad. "Will the iPad be newspapers' salvation?" writes Bill Mitchell. "No, but it could play a substantial role in the migration of their users from a cost-heavy past to a more efficient future."
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  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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