James Surowiecki, the New Yorker writer most recently acclaimed for his work on the wisdom of crowds, has a look this week at the challenges for newspapers. The problem, as he sees it, isn't declining readership (we're better-read than ever) but declining revenue.
His conclusions: We are all the enemy. We want things free and now. We won't pay for content.
His predictions: This won't last. We are getting good journalism at no cost, but it is unsustainable.