Newsday Has a Brilliant Idea…Brilliant

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Formerly Tribune owned, Long Island’s Newsday is making the leap to asking readers (gasp) on the Internets (eep) to PAY. Like money and everything. For reals.

It takes some mind-boggling stupidity to make this a revolutionary idea. Yep, paying for content.

They call it a “pioneering Web model” because they are teaming up with the local cable company for distribution. You mean a company that charges for television when it’s normally and for all intents and purposes available for FREE?!

ARG!!