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The Quickening Pace of Change

By Technology December 15, 2006

In March 2005, David Stoeffler, then vice president of news for Lee Enterprises, issued a challenge to the company’s newspaper editors: Give me ideas that will revolutionize your paper. RELATED ARTICLE … Read more

Spring 2006: Newspapers’ Survival Introduction

By Journalist’s Trade March 15, 2006

"Reinvent or die. It's that simple," is advice offered to newspapers by Tim Porter, an editor and writer with newspapers and now a news media consultant. "And the death will be slow and painful, a continuing slide into mediocrity and irrelevance, as tighter budgets reduce staff and the public opts for newer, more compelling sources of information." Porter argues that "local journalism," done in new ways that he describes, will be the difference in whether daily newspapers survive. Read more