The Project for Excellence in Journalism’s annual State of the Media 2009 report released this week has a clear message: most existing news media are in trouble. But in the special sections, and fine print, there are suggestions that could … Read more
Avoiding risk is a risk we can no longer afford.
If you find yourself debating a new approach to news, consider the similar conclusions of two very different reports.
By Rick Edmonds
Media Business Analyst
Advertising takes center stage in the fifth edition of the State of the News Media report, released Monday by the Project for Excellence in Journalism.
The heart of the problem, especially for newspapers, is … Read more
Last spring, a young newspaper executive impressed me with a prophetic metaphor. The newspaper industry, she said, is entering a valley of economic hardship. And the hills on the other side are several years away.
In the 12 months since … Read more
How has your diet of news been lately? Do you find yourself eating several meals, grazing the rest of the day, but still going to bed hungry for high-fiber news content?
My colleagues at the Project for Excellence in Journalism, whose … Read more
The encyclopedic State of the News Media, 2005, second in an annual series, hits the electronic street today. It has the facts you expect to find in a solid reference work but some facts that are surprising as well.
If … Read more