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A Singer and a Governor Travel a Thunderous Road

Having spent many years as a reporter, I think it’s great that Bruce Springsteen wrote a letter to the Asbury Park Press in response to a news article. In fact, I think it’s great whenever a journalist writes a story that moves someone enough to write a letter to the editor.

In this case, however, the commotion that followed Springsteen’s correspondence was a bit too much, even for a letter penned by a rock’n’roll superstar.

Lost amid the brouhaha that ensued was Continue reading

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Can Non-Profit Status Save the Newspaper Industry?

As the tough times for newspapers in New Jersey and across the nation continue so does the search for a new model that can resuscitate the industry.

Conventional wisdom says that newspapers need to find a way to make money now that their content is available for free on the internet. But what if the conventional wisdom is wrong? Continue reading