Papers should stay offline

The worst decision newspapers ever made was giving free access to their articles online. The best decision they could make would be to yank them off.

Orion front pageSo says Greg Finley of the Chico State Orion. Read his arguments online.

Some of his reasons are things we should think about as we develop strategies for our online publications.

I’m working on my next Web Watch and this time around I’m also looking at some university publications. Chico State has a pretty good publication with some interesting stories.


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