Rosenberg on Y Combinator’s Call for Journalism Startups

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Yesterday I interviewed Scott Rosenberg at length for the Rumpus, and we spent a lot of time talking about the news industry and how it relates to online publishing, with special reference to blogging.

At one point he said (to paraphrase) “the news business has been in decline since the early 80s, and though it has accelerated in recent years, the decline itself is not a new thing.”

So it was interesting to read his thoughts about Y Combinator’s recent call for journalism startups.

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