Oh, my. Look at the dot. It’s blue. It’s representative of “one unified network,” says the chief marketing officer of Gannett, owner of the USA Today Network. The blue dot — and […]
A tale of newspapers’ financial collapse in three charts …
Three charts from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, two covering about 15 years, bluntly demonstrate the swift collapse of the centuries-old newspaper industry business model. They also herald the rise of an […]
Better local news ahead — at Gannett papers? Really?
Gannett returns to its TV-model origins to revitalize revenue, reporting quality What? Better local news coverage at Gannett Inc.’s 80-plus newspapers? Seriously? And they’re hiring more reporters, and good ones at that? […]
The new transparency: Newspapers mine public data, and not everyone’s happy about it
Better get used to it, people. As governments increasingly place public information online, news organizations are going to demand access to it and print it — but not always with appropriate context. […]
Gun control advocacy: let’s talk about blood on hands, shall we?
Just three days before Christmas, The Journal News, a Gannett company, decided that there might not be enough red in our holidays. Map: Where are the gun permits in your neighborhood? The […]
Gannett to whack 1,000 jobs: Wall Street wins; public loses
If you’re a CEO whose company has shorted its customers on quality and safety, you’re breathing a little easier today. If you’re a politician who has traded favors with the Ã¼ber-rich in […]
It's -30- for the Cincy Post: Good news or bad?
When a newspaper dies, “a voice is stilled.” That was the headline in the Cincinnati Post Dec. 30, the day before the newspaper’s presses were silenced. Corporate owner E.W. Scripps closed both […]
S&R Poll: the press and trust
The results of the latest S&R poll are in. Readers were asked “Which major press entity do you regard as the most credible source of news?” 1. Other/None of the above (70) […]
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