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BeetTV: ‘I didn’t kill newspapers’ says craigslist founder

BeetTV spoke to Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist, after a panel organised by I Want Media in Manhattan on June 3.

Newmark said that while his company has had ‘an effect on newspapers,’ the notion that it has killed newspapers is ‘urban legend,’ Andy Plesser reports.

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LATimes.com: Craigslist’s Craig Newmark talks to the editors of the LA TImes

Founder of Craigslist, Craig Newmark, visited The Times for a discussion with editors and members of the paper’s editorial board for a discussion about journalism in the digital age: here’s the transcript. Newmark still reads the print edition of the New York Times over coffee each day.

Craigslist spreads to 120 cities

Craigslist has expanded its network of sites to cover another 120 cities, as announced by founder Craig Newmark on his blog.

The new additions include a site for the West Bank city of Ramallah and bring the total number of sites to 570.

With hundreds of US sites and 27 now covering the UK, such expansion will pose a renewed threat for local newspapers’ classified sections.