What is the value of one American Harvard graduate who took a few courses in Chinese when you have a whole nation of people who speak the language, know the issues and have the tools to create text, video and stills and send it out instantly?
In a world of perishable correspondence, I fear we will lose precious writings to the Internet. Some would argue that the electronic world allows us to save writing in perpetuity unlike in the physical world -- I hope so.
The founding team of La Jeune Politique sees the changing world of journalism not as a death threat but as an opportunity. While the rest of the world is talking about the lack of jobs, this most dedicated team of young people has decided to create their own.
551-day-old app Instagram sold for a billion dollars, while the 116-year-old New York Times is valued at $967 million. But it's stood the test of time in a way that not even the greatest social network will be able to.
Print advertising is heading for the rich pickings of the Internet. Magazines and newspapers are floundering and as a result we journalists are being hammered financially, with word count, publication and page reductions.
It's not every day that a former national security advisor recognizes you, taps you on the shoulder and apologizes for not returning your calls. But that's exactly what happened to journalist Shane Harris.
A mere two weeks after a midterm election, most mainstream journalists are not exploring the issues that must be tackled by the new Congress or tied up by the old Congress, but are handicapping the next election cycle.
Even though I'm an online guy, newspapers have always held a fascination for me. Even with shorter news cycles and their lack of clickable links, newspapers have some advantages that the digital space sometimes lacks.