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Future of Newspapers

Will the New York Times Be Sold?

Daniel R. Schwarz | Posted 10.17.2013 | Media
Daniel R. Schwarz

In the wake of the recent sale of the Washington Post for the exorbitant price of $250 million to Jeff Bezos, the founder of, I am frequent...

Citizen Bezos

Brent Budowsky | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

It is an irony that The Washington Post, which decimated its book section presumably for purposes of cost-cutting, has now been bought by Jeffrey Bezos, the pioneer entrepreneur who might have sold more books than any person in history through the company he founded.

How the Internet Can Save Journalism

Bruce Ackerman | Posted 10.07.2013 | Media
Bruce Ackerman

Although the Internet may have destroyed the newspaper's old business model, we can use it to create a new decentralized system that may generate an even more vibrant marketplace of ideas for the twenty-first century.

Guardian Steps Up Pressure For Staffers To Volunteer For Redundancy | Posted 02.05.2013 | Media

The publisher of the Guardian and Observer newspapers has stepped up pressure on staff to come forward for redundancy, by telling them where the axe i...

Gannett Faces Grim News

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2012 | Media

* Q2 adj EPS 56 cents vs Street view 52 cents * Revenue down 2.1 pct, in line with analysts' forecasts * Shares up 3 per...

As Newspapers Cut, Will Readers Remain? | Posted 08.04.2012 | Media

The news waits for no one. But newspapers might start asking readers to -- at least for print copies....

Touching an Eagle Feather to the Brow of Warren Buffett

Tim Giago | Posted 05.20.2012 | Media
Tim Giago

When I started NSN, even some of my best friends thought I was losing it. The comment I heard the most was, "Newspapers are dying so why are you starting one now?"

Top 25 U.S. Newspapers Revealed

Posted 05.01.2012 | Media

The Audit Bureau of Circulations released its semiannual circulation report on Tuesday, revealing that The New York Times' daily digital circulation n...

A Year Later, Times Paywall Is Seen As A Surprising Success

Capital New York | Howard Megdal | Posted 05.19.2012 | Media

TWELVE MONTHS LATER, THE FULL ROLLOUT OF THE NEW SUBSCRIPTION model has surprised insiders with its degree of success. Overall web traffic has been mo...

Los Angeles Times Makes Major Announcement

The Los Angeles Times | Posted 04.25.2012 | Media

The Los Angeles Times will begin charging readers for access to its online news, joining a growing roster of major news organizations looking for a wa...

Bill Keller: NYT Is 'Socially Liberal'

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 12.10.2011 | Media

Former New York Times editor Bill Keller sat down for an interview at the LBJ Library last week and discussed the Times' editorial stance when coverin...

The Rebirth of Newspapers

Tom Matlack | Posted 07.18.2011 | Media
Tom Matlack

Why do we hate newspapers? Because they are right wing (Rupert Murdoch) or because they are left wing (most of the major metros on the East Coast according to Murdoch)? No it's because they aspire to keep us, as a society, honest.

Walking Away from the Editor's Desk

Tim Giago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tim Giago

I always knew the day when I would retire would come, but I never really prepared for it. I was always too busy making deadlines and anticipating the next breaking news story.

WATCH: Tribune Chairman Says Future Of Newspapers Lies In...PDFs?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Everyone (especially in media) has an opinion regarding the future of newspapers. Chicago Tribune chairman Sam Zell shared his pretty unique perspect...

Journalism 2009: Desperate Metaphors, Desperate Revenue Models, And The Desperate Need For Better Journalism

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

The new paths to media success are still being charted, and much remains uncertain. But this much is clear: we can't use an analog map and expect to find our way in a digital world.

Bay Area News Project: Room for All

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Geri Spieler

Is it possible that the future of real journalism is in the form of a non-profit entity?

State of Pay: A Chicago News-Blog Suspense Story

Sally Duros | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Sally Duros

Our emerging newsrooms will be staffed in part by a generation of newshounds -- yes, journalists -- who've taken on the task of news delivery through the Web on their own.

You Can Pry My New York Times from My Cold, Dead Hands

William Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
William Klein

Nine out of ten pundits agree (well, me and eight of my friends) that no matter what you do for a living, reading the newspaper every day will help you do it better.

Rachel Maddow Interviews Greg Mitchell On Future Of Newspaper Industry (VIDEO)

Editor and Publisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Greg Mitchell interviewed by Rachel Maddow about current newspaper cutbacks and woes, new media and pay-for-play, and, in part, his new book on media ...