Moonves – death to newspapers so CBS can make more money

Here’s an interesting look at how the CBS head honcho views newspapers and what his real concerns are… not news values, not being the watchdog, MONEY MONEY MONEY… Is there anything that can be done about this type of view of the media to save journalism?

From this morning’s media roundup on

Les Moonves Wants to Put Newspapers Out of Business (Wired/Epicenter)
CBS chief Leslie Moonves says the purchase of CNET instantly made CBS a “major player” in the digital realm — and delights in his company’s contribution to the death of the daily newspaper. The CBS CEO plans to position his company as a one stop shop for news and information. “One of the advantages of the Internet is we’re taking money away from the newspapers,” he said.


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