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When journalists write for free it hurts our democracy

  • Written by The Conversation
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It might seem like good business sense when new media proprietors decide not to pay their writers, but the cost is adding up for those of us who value a healthy democracy.

The arrival in Australia of Huffington Post, which built a big part of its empire on using unpaid...