Micro Machines

So The New York Times’s newest “Room for Debate” discussion—following on the heels of its “Battle Plans for Newspapers” collection—concerns micropayments. (CJR hosted a similar, if more discussion-oriented, forum last week.) “What Would Micropayments Do for Journalism?” is hosted by the Times’s Freakonomics blog. Make of that what you will.

Megan Garber is an assistant editor at the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. She was formerly a CJR staff writer.