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Neyfakh on Schiffrin

Julie McCarroll 1 December 2010

Leon Neyfakh, arts reporter for the New York Observer, reports on Words and Money, and the tension between market pressure and literary value in publishing today:

Schiffrin argues that neither book publishers who seek to publish important or difficult works nor news outlets that aim to produce significant reportage can "continue to rely on the traditional forms of profit-centered ownership" and must find ways to attract funding from alternative sources.

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