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Why The New York Times did not sign up for Apple News+

“We’ve been pretty deliberate about saying that the best place you can experience journalism is through a relationship with a news provider,” Meredith Kopit Levien, the Times’s chief operating officer, told me. So far for us, that has meant a direct relationship with users. The more we have a relationship with users, the better we think our business will be, and the better the experience that we can provide to them.”

Dave Mark

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All good - I just wish they wouldn’t call their readers users’.

How much better if it read (my bold = changes)

“We’ve been pretty deliberate about saying that the best place you can experience journalism is through a relationship with a news provider,” Meredith Kopit Levien, the Times’s chief operating officer, told me. “So far for us, that has meant a direct relationship with people, an increasing number of which we hope will become customers. The more we have a relationship with people, the better we think our business will be, and the better the experience that we can provide to them.”
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