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April 28, 2008 / Toby Dayton

Is This Where U.S. Dailies Are Headed?

Buried deep in this month’s Harper’s Index was a startling factoid:

Chances that a story in a British newspaper is a reprinted or rewritten press release: 3 in 5

While developments in the European media world often migrate to the U.S., I sincerely hope this isn’t one of them. Though given the delapidated state of U.S. dailies, it probably either already has or will in the very near future.

[tags]Daily Newspapers, U.S. Dailies, British Newspapers, European Media Trends, Press Releases, Most U.S. Business Reporting Is Already Pathetic, How Can Dailies Get Any Worse?[/tags]