Is the future of print grim? Maybe. But is the future of journalism, of communicating information to people, grim as well? Not by a long shot.
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The media business has been in chaos for a decade, and there's more coming.
ntil time passes and we can arrive at an answer, the debate will continue over whether an ad-driven business without a subscription component can create considerable value.
If you thought circulation dives and ad revenue anguish were problems across the print media industry, you clearly haven't looked at the entire market. Print is alive and well in North Korea.
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A melting pot of journos, bloggers, broadcasters and--gasp! even those pampered publicists -- converged on recently to celebrate the relaunch of Monarch Magazine.
if we don't appreciate (read protect and remunerate) creative folks, they are likely to leave the collective and either start their own or huddle, disgruntled and resentful, on the outskirts of ours.
If you aren't actually in publishing, don't own an eBook reader, and haven't tried to buy a book published by Macmillan from Amazon this week, you likely weren't aware that war had broken out.
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The traditional "high priests of journalism" -- newspaper and magazine editors -- controlled what was covered. No more, or at least not in online news.
While many have quickly lamented URB's print hiatus or reminisced about our long legacy, there is also an unfortunate feeding frenzy on even the hint of print's presumed, imminent demise.
The Internet is doing to the news business the same thing it has done to dozens of other industries: disrupting it. As always, this disruption is painful, but it's not necessarily bad.
I used to eat at Michaels, front of the room, with the likes of Joan Didion and David Brooks. Now I'm packing peanut butter and banana sandwiches, and shudder every time the phone rings.
I don't need to wait until the morning papers to get the full life stories of dead luminaries. In fact, I don't even need to wait until they are dead.
You go to an airport and all you see is magazines. Even the books look like magazines. There are at least seven separate magazines still interested in Jon and Kate. Dead? Magazines? Who says so? The Internet.
The roller-coaster requires thinking that is more about innovation than protecting your core audience. It's about acknowledging a fundamental change in media makers and consumers.
Launching a major newspaper web site in 1996 offered hints of the trouble to come.
I am grateful to The New Republic for providing the space for long essays on complex subjects.
Having a Supreme Court that better reflects the diversity of America helps ensure that we keep faith with the words over the entrance of the Supreme Court: "Equal justice under law."
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