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Print focus kills newspaper sites

It is impossible to underestimate the extent to which our print focus is crippling our ability to transition to digital. We tweet breaking news. We shoot video. We live blog and post our stories on Facebook – we’re digital, right?  We don’t have a clue. If this was 1972, Canadian newspapers would be the 48-year-old with bell-bottomed pants, a tie-dyed shirt and fat sideburns crashing a college house party while insisting he’s “hip” and “groovy”. Eighteen years after the Web was born and we are still devoting the vast majority of our digital resources to simply dumping print stories

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