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What is the purpose of a newspaper?

3 years agoTechnology : GigaOM

Newspapers find themselves at a crossroads: they need to generate more revenue in order to stay in business, but some of the ways they could do that might conflict with the public-interest aspect of journalism. How do they find a middle road -- or can they?
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"Individually, newspapers don't have the technological firepower to compete in the Internet world"

Media / Media Industry News : Romenesko (6 years ago)

Temple Talk That's what retired Cox Newspapers president Jay Smith says. "Collectively and on their behalf, AP does have the capacity to help newspapers develop new online businesses that can generate revenue, whether from subscribe... Read Post

Most newspaper, broadcast news editors believe journalism is in decline

Media / Media Industry News : Romenesko (5 years ago)

New York Times | About half believe that their employers will go out of business if they don't find new sources of revenue, according to a Project for Excellence in Journalism survey. Other findings: 62 percent say th... Read Post

Managing assets across platforms

Media / Media Industry News : Nieman Journalism Lab (4 days ago)

The media business is at a crossroads. Print is threatened while growth is focused on digital, but operationally we’re still not as integrated as we’d like — and that’s getting in the way of revenue growth for our publications. To f... Read Post

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