ICLE Research Fellow Alec Stapp was published in Techdirt

ICLE Research Fellow Alec Stapp’s piece Google And Facebook Didn’t Kill Newspapers: The Internet Did was published in Techdirt.  As a response to Matt Stoler’s assertion in a NY Times op-ed that breaking up Google and Facebook (and curtailing their ability to run advertisements) would resurrect the news industry. Alec shows how it was actually the internet that killed the newspaper business model and why policy changes won’t undo this disruption. To view the article in its entirety click here.