Plesser asked Craig Newmark whether his list helped kill the newspaper as we know it. Newmark calls that kind of talk “urban legend” and New York Times media columnist David Carr agrees, sort of, saying Craigslist may have “shot the back end off of newspapers but if Craig hadn’t done it somebody else would have.”
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