Posts Tagged ‘ the future of journalism ’

Dave Winer On Reinventing Journalism

Jan 26th, 2010 | By | Category: Apple iPad, Internet TV, iPods & Portable Media Players, Podcasting Hardware, Streaming Video, Video, Video Podcasts, Vlogs


Newspapers’ Biggest Challenge Online – Getting Your Attention

Aug 6th, 2009 | By | Category: General


eMarketer: ‘Blogs Are Now Mainstream Media’

May 1st, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, The New Media Update


Michigan Newspapers Announce Big Cutbacks, Closings

Mar 23rd, 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?



Print Media Deathwatch: NYT Ponders (Again) Charging For Online News

Feb 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: General, The New Media Update


Print Media Deathwatch: Plain-Dealer Renting Out Space?

Jan 6th, 2009 | By | Category: General


Print Media Deathwatch: Tribune Files For Bankruptcy

Dec 8th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Story, General

Chicago-based Tribune Co. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection today.

The publisher of the Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun and Los Angeles Times cited a $13 billion debt load and a “perfect storm” of declining advertising revenue in a worsening economy, which led to today’s filing.

The company hopes to keep its newspapers and television and radio stations in operation while restructuring goes on.

Who’s next?



More Online Journalists Jailed Than Journalists Working In Any Other Medium

Dec 7th, 2008 | By | Category: General, Podcasting Statistics


Newspapers Losing Advertisers To The Web

Sep 1st, 2007 | By | Category: General, Podcasting Research, Podcasting Statistics