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FT.com’s Robert Shrimsley Talks About Paywall and More! (Video)

While I was in Denmark at a media conference recently, I shared the stage with Robert Shrimsley, the managing editor of the Financial Times’ Web site, FT.com.

The longtime newsman is one smart dude, as you will see from this video, in which he talks about the U.K.-based site’s experience with paywalls and other challenges for journalism in recent years.

Here’s a video I did with Shrimsley on a train into Copenhagen from the to-be-or-not-to-be town of Helsingør:


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald