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Coming (Back): the $1 Fancy Newspaper?

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It has become commonplace to assert that the days of newsprint are numbered – perhaps the days of newspapers themselves. Yale University’s library recently closed its newspaper reading room. Asked last week about the suggestion that The New York Times might print is last edition in 2015, publisher Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr. told an industry association in London, “We will stop printing the New York Times some time in the future, date TBD [to be determined].”  (Sulzberger’s office subsequently explained that he had been “joking.”) The future of newsprint, though, is no joking matter. Consider, for instance, the likely impact