TUESDAY’S LINKS: $13.5B in Newspaper Stock Value Vanishes, Carr on the ‘Strib,’ Ford and the Press

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By: E&P Staff

In today’s links, Alan Mutter notes that newspaper stocks have fallen dramatically in value over the past two years, Howard Kurtz remembers President Gerald Ford’s relationship with the Washington press corps, and David Carr has some thoughts on the sale of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

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Alan D. Mutter: The shares of publicly held publishing stocks in the last two years lost nearly $13.5 billion in value, or 20.5% of their market capitalization. (Reflections of a Newsosaur)

Howard Kurtz: President Ford didn’t see the press as an enemy. (Washington Post)

David Carr: I still have a great deal of affection for the Minneapolis Star Tribune. (New York Times)

Former Baltimore Sun columnist Michael Olesker joins the Baltimore Examiner. (Baltimore Examiner)

Catherine Holahan: Vlogging, citizen journalism, and other facets of the online video phenomenon will shine on in the New Year. (BusinessWeek)

Columnist David Giffels is taking a long leave from the Akron Beacon Journal to write a book. (Akron Beacon Journal)

Media groups are grappling with a drift of revenue to the Web. (Financial Times)

Old media tie-ups fail to deliver. (Financial Times)

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