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An Open Letter to Chris Powell From a Single Mother

Michelle Bernard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Michelle Bernard

Regardless of socio-economic status, I have never met a single mother who didn't want a better life for herself and her children and who didn't realize that education and knowledge are they key to leveling the playing field.

Dave Jamieson

Immigration Activist Angers Labor Activists With Speech | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics

Jose Antonio Vargas, the widely known journalist-turned-immigration-activist who penned the story "My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant" for The New Y...

Goodbye Printed Newspapers, Hello Streaming Mobile

Jeremy Harris Lipschultz | Posted 07.25.2012 | Media
Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

The shift to online media in the past two decades comes with two important realities: (1) online revenue increases are smaller than print media decreases; and (2) mainstream media are being challenged by crowdsourcing behavior.

Could Federal Government Privacy Policy Kill Online News?

J.H. Snider | Posted 12.17.2011 | Media
J.H. Snider

Last week I attended the 25th anniversary celebration of the Kennedy School of Government's Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Polic...

Audiences Don't Pay for Content

Mark McLaughlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mark McLaughlin

The media industry needs to get healthy but we won't get there if we think about the Internet as the reason that consumers have stopped paying for content.

With News Jobs Vanishing, Why Are Journalism Schools Still Enrolling Students?

Peter Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Peter Scheer

Traditional news media will continue to shed jobs, even in a general recovery, faster than digitally-based replacements for those businesses can be invented and built.

Online Journalism How To Guide: Launch Your Own News Site | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

These bootstrapping indie journalists are learning to run their own small business, including tending to many details they never had to worry about be...

"Metabolism" of News Production at Journal is "Way Up," Almar Latour

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andy Plesser

How does this real time reporting sit with Journal staffers? I overheard one veteran reporter remark to a colleague, it's "back to the future, I'm a wire service reporter again." I don't think he was grumbling. Has Huge Traffic Growth

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andy Plesser

The Wall Street Journal's web site has jumped to more that 12 million monthly unique visitors in April, an increase of 160 percent over the same period last year.

Ken Lerer, Huffington Post Co-Founder on the Future of Journalism

Martha St Jean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Martha St Jean

Lerer said, "Traditional media outlets could have developed online," but four things came together creating what he termed the "perfect storm."

Time to Take the "News" and "Paper" Out of Newspapers

Eric Gertler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Gertler

To survive, newspapers need to do more than dump their print content online (which further cannibalizes the print editions) and charge for it. That is not sufficient.

Should Newspapers Charge for Online Content? To Answer This Question, You Have to Consult a Lawyer

Peter Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Peter Scheer

Information wants to be free, but the creators of information also need to eat. Which of these interests ultimately prevails, although partly a business issue, depends fundamentally on legal considerations.

The Debate Over Online News: It's the Consumer, Stupid

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

For me, the key question is whether those of us working in the media embrace and adapt to the radical changes brought about by the Internet or pretend that we can somehow hop into a journalistic Way Back Machine and return to a past that no longer exists.

Failing Newspaper With Online Potential For Sale... Any Takers?

Meghan Peters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Meghan Peters

With features such as comment boards and community blogs, the Internet makes possible the essence of journalism: creating public discourse.

MTV Founder Bob Pittman Eyes TV Stations As 'Newspapers Online' | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Former AOL President and MTV founder Bob Pittman has lately focused on investments as head of the Pilot Group (he is a pilot). In an interview with br...

Paid Newspaper Sites To Become Obsolete

Editor & Publisher | Joe Strupp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Now that The New York Times has thrown in the towel on TimesSelect, its two-year-old premium service limiting online columns to paid subscribers, is p...