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Walter Isaacson Talks Saving Newspapers with Jon Stewart

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One wonders if we all spent as much time actually saving our newspapers (or more importantly, good reporting) as we do talking about it the problem might already be solved! Anyway, Time‘s Walter Isaacson was on The Daily Show last night talking about his iTunes-like plan to rescue newspapers.

Meanwhile Stewart’s plan is to make newsprint a “highly addictive narcotic.” Never say never.

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