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.

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