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Crying Wolff? News As We Knew It Dies -- In 8 Years.

Leave it to YouTube to defend "the idea of news" and a Vanity Fair media columnist (and online news aggregator) to put a deadline of eight years on its demise.Two newspapers in two different two-newspaper towns (Seattle and Denver) have died in the last month.

March 18, 2009 by Tom Steinert-Threlkeld

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Zucker vs. Stewart: "Completely out of line" on Cramer and CNBC

NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker kicked off the 2009 Business Week Media Summit this morning by criticizing Comedy Central satirist and commentator Jon Stewart as being "incredibly unfair to CNBC and business media in general" in his critical interview of CNBC financial show host Jim Cramer last week.

March 18, 2009 by Tom Steinert-Threlkeld

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Zucker on NBC: First and foremost, we're a cable network company

Putting aside the question of whether he will ever want to take on Jon Stewart on Comedy Central on behalf of NBC, NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker also had these comments to make on the state of its broadcasting, cable and online businesses at the 2009 Business Week Media Summit this morning.The bottom line on NBC: Two thirds of operating profit come from cable, not broadcast.

March 18, 2009 by Tom Steinert-Threlkeld

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