Google is killing print media?
Posted at 12:48 PM

Saturday, Apr. 11, 2009
So should journalists maybe hedge a bit and go long GOOG?

Look, I'm not advocating joining the enemy, but there's something to be said for If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. If Google (or whomever) costs me my job one day, I want to skim all I can off their darned back.

Here's a little piece about how 'Google stole control over content distribution.'

People have grumbled about airline service and gas prices and banking fees so much. I finally came around and realized, hedge yourself and get in on the action. I don't like the Dallas Cowboys, but if I were betting on football, I wouldn't be afraid to pick them to beat, say ... Detroit. If I can get a bargain price on a stock that has huge upside, regardless of sector, I might dip in. There are lots of reasons to like Google. Here's one more. Just facing possible reality.

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