It was a surreal chapter in the Leveson inquiry. In a break from barrister Robert Jay's forensic inquiry, questions were temporarily suspended and Rupert Murdoch was allowed to wax lyrical on the future of newspapers and the media.
When I was growing up in the New York area, people would buy the afternoon newspaper for stock prices, sports scores, and updates. Now even New York City is without an afternoon paper.
Let's face it, newspaper publishers still haven't quite understood how to maximize and leverage the digital world, and thus increase their advertising revenue.
If newspapers were a baseball team, they would be the Mets -- without the hope for "next year."
The challenge of mass media, and journalists, with social networks is not getting fans or followers. The most important mission is to expand our edito...
Thanks to that selfless act of generosity, the CEO of Gannett, who required all employees in the newspaper division to take an unpaid one-week furlough during the first quarter of 2011, will only receive a $1.2 million bonus.
I don't think there is any correct answer to the question of whether a newspaper should endorse a candidate, but let me tell you why we at Windy City Times do not endorse in any elections.
If we could marry our online expertise with the seasoned experience of established reporters, maybe we could bridge the age gap that dictates how people consume news, and head into the future certain that, young or old, people will want to know.
Student newspapers can, at times, create controversial situations for student governments and universities. Is there a way to restructure the relationships in order to alleviate the tensions?
It's Leap Day, a day when 40-year-olds can celebrate their 10th birthday, and the day that La Bougie du Sapeur is published once every four years.
This week we spoke to Chris Dixon, co-founder of Hunch. We thought we'd ask Chris what his news routine was -- when you're on the cutting edge of tech, information is vital.
Likely voters are looking for news they can trust, but are torn about where they can find it. I'm not in the news business and I won't tell anybody how to do their job, but I am a news consumer and I'd like to know I can trust the news I'm getting.
Daniel Moore was one of the 16 sailors who went down with the USS Monitor. A former slave from Virginia, he enlisted in the Navy but would sadly have little time to enjoy his freedom before sacrificing his life in the service of his country.
Every morning, I awkwardly tiptoe to the end of my driveway in my bare feet and pick up the plastic-wrapped treasure that awaits. Why? Because I love reading the newspaper.
Okay, I'm not in the news business, and I'm not going to tell anyone how to do their job. However, it'd be good to have news reporting that I could trust again, and there's evidence that fact-checking is an idea whose time has come.
Having multiple skill sets and learning new technology as it develops -- these are still the keys to staying ahead of the curve in the changing media landscape.