BARRY DILLER: Murdoch's 'The Daily' Is Not A Contemporary Product

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Barry Diller spoke at today’s SXSW conference and had a few choice words for Rupert Murdoch‘s The Daily.

“They promoted it enormously and spent a lot of money, and it’s impossible to download,” he said. “Everyone I have talked to in order to download it you actually have to go to your PC and download it there…That does not seem to me like a contemporary product.”

Maybe in six to eight months?  That’s how long Diller says he’s waiting to determine the “likelihood of success” of his own recent media launch; namely Newsweek.

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