Month: November 2008

Since it’s Thanksgiving week in the U. S., a slow week for news about newspapers, I’ve got some odds and ends, most of them from across the pond: Who’s on…

Read More Thanksgiving week Odds and Ends

This has been making the rounds, but I just got around to it: Rupert Murdoch’s Australian radio lecture on the future of newspapers. He has a vested interested, of course,…

Read More A Fireside Chat with Uncle Rupert

While U.S. newspaper CEOs pondered their future in Reston last week, luminaries from actually profitable media (and some who apparently still have a nice pile of venture capital to burn)…

Read More Mingling in Monaco

The American Press Institute has published a staff summary of Thursday’s CEO conference, “CEO Summit on Saving an Industry in Crisis.” The last two paragraphs, under the subhead “Next steps,”…

Read More Busted flat in Reston

Now that the press barons have returned home after circling the deck chairs in Reston, excuse me, “developing a shared vision for going forward,” we’ll be anxiously awaiting the results.…

Read More Who Will NOT Pay for The News

The 50-odd newspaper moguls (or their stand-ins) who are packing their bags for tomorrow’s “API Summit on Saving an Industry in Crisis” are, of course, checking their RSS feeds to…

Read More Rearranging the deck chairs at API

Who would have thought that the Central Intelligence Agency has something to teach the news business? A bit of serendipitous surfing landed me at Library Clips, the Australian knowledge-management blog…

Read More The CIA spies the future of journalism

On the heels of the Christian Science Monitor’s announcement that it will eliminate its daily print edition come interesting announcements from two magazine publishers. U.S. News & World Report will…

Read More Nudging readers over the digital hump