Archive for 'Newsroom'

Is journalism an industry?

Posted on 18. Sep, 2009 by .


Journalism is a business – that is how it is going to sustain itself; that is a key precept of the New Business Models for News Project, funded by the Knight Foundation. But is it still an industry dominated by companies and employment? In the first part of his analysis of the news business, BusinessWeek […]

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Coeds Create CoPress – Innovation from the Ground Up

Posted on 22. Jan, 2009 by .


If you are ever worried about the fate of our the journalism industry take a moment to check out and appreciate CoPress – building a better ecosystem for college publications. This is a fantastic case of young journalists scratching their own itch. The group recently formed their own nonprofit and are discussing what they need […]

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Leonard Witt Interviews John Yemma from Christian Science Monitor

Posted on 17. Nov, 2008 by .


Both of these gentlemen attended the New Business Models for News Summit. Leonard Witt was in the “Public Support for Journalism” working group with myself while John Yemma was a roaming journalist. Before the conference Yemma had alluded to CMS making some sweeping changes but at the time I didn’t give it a second thought. […]

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Charges to the groups

Posted on 13. Oct, 2008 by .


After presentations on network models and new structures for news companies plus a lightening round of presentation by entrepreneurs and executives who are executing new models, we will form into Aspen-Institute-like groups (without the sylvan scenery) to tackle five assignments in the afternoon. Their rappateurs and leaders will report back to the entire group with […]

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