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"[G]reat journalism, on any platform, is the one sure hedge against irrelevancy."

David Carr, talking about the newspaper industry’s impending doom

The Atlantic: Why a Weak Website Can't Replace a Daily Newspaper in New Orleans

A great piece worth a read from The Atlantic.

Hopefully, news websites of the future will thrive off of the value of the reader, through social media or social reading, rather than just their pageview. But a website will replace a print newspaper. It’s just a matter of when. 

[Photo: The Atlantic via Casey Fox/Flickr] 

Nieman Journalism Lab: Brazil’s O Globo sees engagement skyrocket with a magazine-like iPad app

Cool story by the Nieman Lab on O Globo's iPad app.