Moan and groan, groan and moan.
“Why? Because it claims the profits normally shifted to the newsroom. Without the obligations of journalism, e-commerce becomes the anti-newspaper. Media companies, especially newspapers, are by default nearly the lone agents of the democratic form of government.”
When will they learn? When will they ever learn? It’s capitalism, stupid, which has supplied your bread and butter for your whole life but now has places to go and new ways to supply the demand.