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Professor Robert Seamans explains Craigslist's impact on the newspaper business, based on his joint research

Excerpt from The New York Times -- "'Based on the research we did, there’s no question that Craigslist’s entry had a big effect on the newspaper industry,' Mr. Seamans said. 'The effect was the change in the way newspapers run their business. What we find is that, as Craigslist is entering different markets at different points in time, newspapers are shifting away from the classifieds ads model.'"

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