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As more and more of us choose to go online for our news, the question persists: Are news outlets ? whether digital, broadcast, or paper-and-ink ? financially sustainable in the long-term? Nick Lemann, the Dean of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, thinks they can stay afloat with help from the government and philanthropists. Phil Balboni, of the entirely online news outlet GlobalPost, isn’t entirely sure this type of funding is the best way to go.

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