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Can we get over the MSM’s preoccupation with attacking Craigslist?

Can the MSM get over the anger it has for Craigslist and focus on building its own business model? I know that Criagslist is encroaching on the tried and true model (Newspapers Brace for Ad Battle as Craigslist Grows, NPR) Focusing on what is essentially a very simple, community-managed web site that has grown from a simple email list to a trusted, community managed source of content is nothing to be attacking. The newspapers ALWAYS had a chance to be here – and could still be here as other magazines and newspapers are doing (like The Village Voice BackPage and the New York Times). Continue reading

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