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An Insider's Look At How The Web Changed The Weekly

“In 1995 I worked as a reporter for a technology title called PC Week”, writes Jon Bernstein. “PC Week was a weekly newspaper and in 1995 weekly newspaper was yet to become an oxymoron. It carried three or four stories on its front page, followed by page after page of ‘news’. What seems most remarkable recalling it now is that the issue closed on a Thursday evening, went to press over the weekend and didn’t reach the reader until the following Tuesday. Yet we still managed to tell people things they didn’t already know. And then along came the internet”.

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