Obama’s victory too late for printed editions of European newspapers

November 5, 2008 by · 2 Comments 

Europeans could learn this morning results of the US elections from any medium — except printed editions of their newspapers. Have been the online editions any better? Read more

CS Monitor replaces daily print edition with its website

October 29, 2008 by · 1 Comment 

Christian Science Monitor: an upgraded website prototypeAnalysis: Is it a model that other struggling newspapers should follow? Why could the Christian Science Monitor succeed on the net if it did not in print? Read more

NYT’s Sulzberger: We can’t care if newspapers die

October 27, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

“We must be where people want us for our information. It’s the thought of cannibalizing yourself before somebody else cannibalizes you,” says Arthur Sulzberger Jr., chairman and publisher of The New York Times. Read more

iReport: So everybody can be journalist now?

October 27, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is examining the teen’s motives after the article on CNN’s sent Apple shares down as much as 5.4 percent and cut Apple’s market value by at least $4.8 billion on Oct. 3, Bloomberg reports. Read more

Obama would win the US elections if they were held in eight other countries

October 27, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Barack Obama and John McCain. Photo: Wired BlogIs not it a somewhat crazy idea? Canadian daily newspaper La Presse invited the leading titles from many countries of the world to make a poll about US presidential candidates. Seven newspapers followed. The result: Obama would win everywhere. Read more

FT editor: here’s a tipping point in journalism

October 19, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

“There are plenty of opportunities for growth [for newspapers], starting with a renewed focus on local news; a more sophisticated blend of online and print content; and a more adventurous approach to what readers and viewers want, particularly younger ones.” Read more

Newsroom admits: we have a lot of boring stories

October 19, 2008 by · 1 Comment 

“I was in South Florida doing the redesign, and somebody raised their hand and said, ‘You know, I read our paper every day, and a lot of the stories are kind of boring. I hope I don’t offend anybody.’ ” Read more

The Secret Weapon of The Daily Show

October 19, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

A producer of this popular US fake news show reads seven newspapers a day in print and doesn’t use Google to turn up inconsistencies, preferring stories on newspapers’ archive site LexisNexis. Read more

Google CEO: the Internet is a cesspool

October 19, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

With no barriers to entry and nearly frictionless production and distribution, it’s easy for false information, lies, doctored images, and other forms of deception to infiltrate the Internet. Read more

YouTube: break down the barriers to entry to traditional journalism

October 19, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

“YouTube’s journalism programme could provide a collaborative solution to the decline in traditional foreign correspondents,” says Steve Grove, head of news and politics for YouTube. Read more