Montreal’s La Presse spent $36 million building a tablet app that it sees as its path to future sustainability as a mass medium. Paying for it required the help of its powerful labor union, whose concessions were translated into a deep reinvestment in the paper. In part three of this five-part Digital Deep Dive, NetNewsCheck Editor Michael Depp explores how La Presse paid for this highly risky bet on its future. You can read the series here.