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The Future of Journalism: Funnel Vision

How leading American newspapers got people to pay for news

A view of the printing plant of the New York Times in College Point Queens on May, 2008 in New York City — Jonathan Torgovnik/Getty Images

Sometimes it feels like the 1970s in the New York Times and Washington Post newsrooms: reporters battling each other to break news about scandals that threaten to envelop the White House and the presidency of Donald Trump. Only now their scoops come not in the morning edition but in a tweet or…

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