Prediction: Mainstream press will open archives

The mainstream press should open up its historical archives to all comers
Stephen Baker

The big papers and magazines consider themselves the core source of news--the news that many blogs feed off for their comments and insights. But where do readers look for recent historial news, say day-by-day developments during the invasion of Iraq? Most of the press keeps old stories locked up in paid archives. The free stuff comes from the blogs (and a pot-pourri of articles that turn up on search engines)

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