Wednesday Morning Edition 11/4/09

HISTORY LOST? Web archive may be buried when Pultizer-winning Arizona newspaper dies. [Phoenix New Times] Also: Paper’s demise may not aid rival.[Phoenix Business Journal]

HONKY DORY: For newspapers, times are tough, but it’s not as if they’re not “innovating as fast as digital media.” Is it? [WAN]

SKYPE PACT: Peace deal near. [NY Times]

PAYWALL: “Enough [news] to keep the public informed should be for free, but extra-special material … should be for fee.” [Albany Times-Union]

SUN VET TO WSJ: John Seeley, deputy manager editor of the defunct NY Sun, will head the Journal’s New York effort — a “news section that will cover everything you’d expect from a local newspaper: politics, news, sports and culture.” [NY Observer]

“They want to do everything,” said one source familiar with the project.

PAYWALL: “Enough [news] to keep the public informed should be for free, but extra-special material … should be for fee.” [Albany Times-Union]

PAYPALL: Mashable interviews Paypall President Scott Thompson. Disruptive innovation continues.

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