James Macpherson is the man behind this news experiment.
“Many newspapers are dead men walking. They’re going to be replaced by smaller, nimbler, multiple Internet-centric kinds of things such as what I’m pioneering.”
Well, if this the future, count me out.
His workers in India deliver a transcript of a 20-minute press conference at City Hall about 90 minutes after the event. The cost? $1.70 or $1.80.
A year ago, he was looking for bloggers to do restaurant reviews.
No payment, but free meals.
So, expect very reliable reviews.
What a smart publisher to work for!
(Picture by AP)