The Internet challenges traditional news organizations in several ways. Newspapers may lose classified advertising to websites, which are often targeted by interest instead of geography. The Internet also offers options such as personalized news feeds and aggregators, which compile news from different websites into one site. The Internet allows news and information to move at tremendous dispatch, limited only by the speed of the electron or electromagnetic wave. Collaborative authorship may have a very profound effect on the future of on-line journalism.

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