The biggest threat to newspapers: not online news

Here’s an interesting and thought-provoking tidbit. Pretty much everyone realizes that print newspapers are struggling. The threats to their traditional subscription model are many, as the internet has opened up all kinds of alternative news sources.

It’s probably equally obvious that Craigslist has replaced print classifieds as the go-to for almost everyone. But Craigslist is free. What happened to the revenue newspapers used to get from classified posts? There’s another hit to the news business from the internet.