Month: January 2009

I love Juan Antonio Giner and his blog, What’s Next: Innovations in Newspapers. If you haven’t experienced it, look at it now. Giner likes short sentences. Never more than one…

Read More An outspoken fan of newspapers

PLEASE NOTE: My new blogging home is now at the Nieman Journalism Lab. I’ll continue to update this site for the time being with the introductory portion of my posts,…

Read More Micropayments for news

PLEASE NOTE: My new blogging home is now at the Nieman Journalism Lab. I’ll continue to update this site for the time being with the introductory portion of my posts,…

Read More Building networks around news

PLEASE NOTE: My new blogging home is now at the Nieman Journalism Lab. I’ll continue to update this site for the time being with the introductory portion of my posts,…

Read More The Times and Mr. Slim

Apropos of some questions from a reporter for the Weekly Independent in Lafayette, Louisiana, who was working on a story about impact of cuts and furloughs on Gannett’s local paper…

Read More Gannett’s goodwill glut

It’s all about the business model. New York magazine has a don’t miss-piece by Emily Nussbaum about the New York Times geeks—a team of 20-something experimental online coder/journalists who last…

Read More The elusive “business model”

I speculated the other day that an interested purchaser of Hearst’s for-sale Seattle Post-Intelligencer could ignite an interesting battle by taking it online only and competing head-on with the P-I’s…

Read More More on an online-only Seattle P-I

Check out GlobalPost, which is now live. The launch was announced to happen Monday. It’s Sunday in New England, but it’s Monday in Eastern Europe and points east, so they…

Read More GlobalPost launches

What’s interesting about Hearst’s announcement today that it plans (in the immortal words of Jack Welch) to fix (by going all-digital), sell or close the Seattle Post-Intelligencer is that the…

Read More An opportunity in Seattle?