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Busted: major newspaper group caught selling paid links

Times are tough for traditional publishers, particularly print publishers. Thanks to the internet, print revenue is down and content is, in many markets, increasingly little more than an abundant commodity.

But that doesn't mean publishers aren't trying. Companies like MediaNews Group, for instance, which is the second largest newspaper company in the U.S. as measured by circulation, are trying to capitalize on the digital opportunity by experimenting with new models and investing in new ideas. Underneath the surface, however, things don't look so good.