NYTimes | An iPad Newspaper From News Corp. ::would The Daily be so polarizing if other than Murdoch did it?::

(Rupert) Murdoch is currently leading the charge to build The Daily, an iPad-centered newspaper under construction in the News Corporation’s Manhattan offices that is scheduled to appear at the beginning of next year. With an investment of $30 million and a staff of around 100, The Daily will be the first of a kind — a “newspaper” with rich media and photography built especially for the iPad. The enterprise has made some surprising hires from the ranks of the mainstream…

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It is hard to find coverage of the development of The Daily that does not take an attitude one way or another, that it is DOA or radically new. It is neither.