Posts Tagged: The Future of Journalism

Paywalls Keep Us Out, Them In

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Melissa’s post earlier today about newspapers building paywalls and charging much more for online access to their content than for print (or combo) subscriptions, evidently in order to eke out the life of their print products, reminded me of a post that Scott Rosenberg wrote the other week. He makes the argument that paywalls are […]

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The End of News? Another Beginning

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“[The] image of the Internet as parasite has some foundation. Without the vital news-gathering performed by established institutions, many Web sites would sputter and die. “In their sweep and scorn, however, [statements like ‘the parasite is killing the host’] seem as outdated as they are defensive. Over the past few months alone, a remarkable amount […]

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Saturday Morning Links

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Welcome to Saturday, everyone. Hope you find this stuff as entertaining as I did. I’m not quite sure just what to make of this story: women in bathing sits and cartoonists drawing on them. Interesting photos at the very least. This is happening in Florida too: University of California executives are getting raises while faculty […]

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The Future of Journalism

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The conventional wisdom is that journalism, particularly the newspaper business, is finished, a dead tree just waiting for a stiff breeze to knock it over. No small number of electrons have been expended in trying to figure out the next business model (hint–The Huffington Post ain’t it), but one thing that most people (outside the […]

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