Thursday, May 14, 2009

Kindling for those pulp things

So the gap between what the Kindle as is and what it needs to become to be viable for newspapers is even larger than I thought the other day. It would take even more ads at high rates, even higher subscription prices and a big shift in the revenue pie toward the content provider to make it even approach viability.

The maths of not quite giving it away.

Ryan Chittum at the CJR runs through the Kindle/Newspaper thing.

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