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Blast the critics: Media critics

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Blast the critics: Media critics have been calling Salon.com’s “Deep Throat” revelation e-book somewhat of a let down. That’s perhaps true, but the effort from a business strategy PoV is not. The fact that they are doing this is commendable enough. “If I were Salon and I were trying to sell the concept that quality news-breaking content costs money, that’s what I would do,” said Steve Brill in the story. What would you rather have: a still chugging along Salon.com, though with a lesser audience, or a flameout like Inside.com?