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I’m not sure where newspaper execs are getting their PR advice these days, but whoever/whatever it is needs to be fired. The print news sector has put out some head-shaking proclamations this week – all of which have a common … Continue reading
The federal government wants to help save journalism, but journalism doesn’t need saving. Old media needs saving, and they shouldn’t be given a lifeline. Continue reading
Would newspaper editors be likely to eliminate anonymous commenting from their websites if they knew how much it would bring down page views? Continue reading
Cincinnati Enquirer editor Tom Callinan has a column in Sunday’s paper (online now) about the Enquirer’s evolving First in Print initiative. He also gives a shout-out to ZJ and its commenters. Check it out.
Recently, The Cincinnati Enquirer has been making some stories print-only with the intent of boosting single-copy sales of the Sunday newspaper. Will it work? Continue reading
The New York Times announced today that beginning in 2011, it will begin charging online readers for unlimited access to articles. While it’s not a bad idea to try out, Times execs will need to readjust their expectations for their online readership stats and change their online content when they go forward with this plan.
While a new study finds that most Americans still read newspapers, another indicates that the people in charge of the newspaper industry don’t have a clue how those readers use their product and don’t know what they want. Continue reading