Category Archives: Doomsayers

Scary news others have reported about the alleged imminent death of journalism.

Revisiting the Marburger plan (it’s still terrible)

Our industry was built on competition and the free marketplace of ideas. So, let’s pull ’em up, shall we? Get out there and innovate ourselves a future instead of crying to the principal about how some new kid is stealing our lunch money. Continue reading

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Connie, dude, please cut it out

There’s a war brewing between the Cleveland Plain Dealer and the blogoshere – and it’s just completely stupid. Continue reading

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Really, Plain Dealer?!?

The Cleveland Plain Dealer is embarrassing itself in its efforts to limit the First Amendment rights of bloggers and get other sites not to give them web traffic. Aggregators are not the enemy. Continue reading

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The Diggbar: Friend or foe to news sites?

The jury is out as to whether or not the Diggbar will be good in the long run for news websites, but everyone’s weighing in. Continue reading

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Ruminations on the future of news

While every journalist worth their ratty desk chair has read a lot about the mistakes of online journalism past, most of these essays really explain how we got here and how we can rebuild the news business model to reflect a digital era. Continue reading

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A bright new future for the gatekeepers

What do you think will be the role for professional journalists in this rapidly approaching future we keep hearing so much about? Will the bloggers have taken over? Will there be any real reporting left? I, for one, fully believe … Continue reading

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