Have you heard? The first great iPad newspaper experiment is over. News Corp. has announced that it is shutting down The Daily on December 15, and that some staffers will head to the New York Post. LA Times/Company Town The Daily was introduced nearly two years ago as the first news application for Apple Inc.'s iPad and was designed to dazzle a generation of young readers who found print publications too dated and stodgy. But in the end, News Corp.'s expensive endeavor violated an old-school media tenet: Don't be boring. WSJ/Digits In a statement Monday, Rupert Murdoch said "Unfortunately our experience was that we could not find a large enough audience quickly enough to convince us the business model was sustainable in the long term." The Associated Press News Corp. had hoped The Daily would lure both paying subscribers and advertisers to a digital newspaper that included news, gossip and opinion. The publication's intended audience included people who don't read traditional newspapers or watch TV news while still consuming media through other means. But The Daily never caught on. Click here for the full story.