Bloggers will be the salvation of newspapers -- or something like that -- from Dave Winer.
Another post where a "tech guy" is a more optimistic about the newspaper buisness and mainstream media biz than many in it.
It would be a waste of a tradition, of a good coral reef, if newspapers really died. They need to change, and imho, when that change happens, we will safely be in the era of Web 3.0
Make sure to read the comments.