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Business and economics: the publishing industry


The internet killed the newspapers and the iPad will kill books, or so it is commonly believed. In this unit you will discover that the truth is more complicated. You will also discover, hopefully, that before accepting commonly held beliefs, it's worth finding out the facts for yourself. 123 Orson Welles as Citizen Kane Citizen Kane. From the original movie trailer.


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