Posts Tagged ‘ newspapers ’

Newspapers’ Biggest Challenge Online – Getting Your Attention

Aug 6th, 2009 | By | Category: General


Newspaper Industry Implodes In First Quarter 2009

Jun 1st, 2009 | By | Category: General, The New Media Update


Kindle DX: First Impressions From Kindle Chronicles’ Len Edgerly

May 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Computer Hardware, iPods & Portable Media Players


Is This For Real? Gannett Bans On-Job Use of Twitter, Facebook

Apr 22nd, 2009 | By | Category: The New Media Update


Will Your Local Newspaper Make It Through 2009?

Apr 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Commentary


NYT To Boston Globe Unions: Concessions in 30 Days – Or Else

Apr 4th, 2009 | By | Category: General, The New Media Update


Why Newspapers Aren’t Just Failing In Print, But Online, Too

Mar 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Commentary, General


Michigan Newspapers Announce Big Cutbacks, Closings

Mar 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: General, The New Media Update


Hearst Debuts Wireless e-Reader

Feb 27th, 2009 | By | Category: General, The New Media Update


Is Ad-Supported Internet News “Morally Abhorent”?

Feb 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Commentary, Featured Story, The New Media Update

Time magazine co-founder Henry Luce considered news publications that relied on ad revenue as “morally abhorrent”. If a publication was dependent on advertisers to survive, it could not cover news, independent of its advertisers.

As people move their attention online, fewer and fewer people are paying for newspapers and news magazines and more and more news publications are relying on ads for their revenue.

Can ad supported news sites cover news as effectively and independently as traditional news sources – or is the future of news doomed to be “morally abhorrent?