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Our June issue usually features the winners of this year’s Pulitzer Prizes, along with the photos of smiling newsrooms around the country popping champagne, embracing their colleagues in warm hugs, and even shedding some happy tears. But like much … more
In my most recent CEO position, I had the reins for eight years. During that time, we rolled out two significant transformational plans with similar scope, but vastly different time to completion. I’d like to examine each of these initiatives and … more
Opinion: Mike Blinder, Publisher Everyone is entitled to their opinion, and no one knows that more than news publishers who welcome different voices within their platforms in order to influence, engage and sometimes enrage their readers. As … more
As I write this month’s editorial, I’m sitting in my new home office—my bedroom. You may be reading this in your new home office too. Maybe it’s your living room or the dining room table. Maybe it’s in between home schooling your children. … more
To stem the decline of local journalism, we will have to experiment with new business models and adapting old ones. Figure out digital subscriptions and membership programs. Find publishers’ place in an advertising landscape where programmatic … more
I’m not proud to admit it, but like most journalists, I Google my own name from time to time. Usually I’m either bored or simply looking to see if a story I’ve written has gotten much traction. But over the years I’ve noticed the website … more
You should be reading this about the same time as you are seeing your first quarter results. They always seem to fall short of the expectations you had when making the budget. It can be easy to get overwhelmed by everything you want to do in getting … more
In the span of six months since E&P was acquired, we’ve added new voices, changed the magazine size and we’re working on a new website design. Perhaps the biggest project we’ve implemented is E&P Reports, our audio and video podcast. … more
Charleston, S.C. is known for its hospitality, terrific food, and now…its innovative approach to generating news revenue. It’s all thanks to the Post and Courier, the robust, family-owned newspaper that can trace its roots back to 1803. It’s … more
As newspapers have struggled with the decline of advertising revenue from retail, auto, real estate and recruitment, many have leaned on preprints, legal advertising and obituaries for stability. But there are warning signs about the future of these … more
Remember that leaders emerge from crisis. A crisis can spawn innovation because we are forced to do things we would otherwise never even attempt. And staffs can pull together in a crisis. This could be our chance to truly transform our products and shine. more
If you’ve been paying attention to the world of publishing, the announcement in late January that billionaire Warren Buffett was selling his 31 newspapers to Lee Enterprises for $140 million wasn’t a surprise. As Nieman Lab reported, newspapers … more
Member supported news? It doesn’t seem that far-fetched. After all, local public radio stations have been relying on donations from listeners like you since well before I was born. So why have so many news publishers rallied around erecting … more
There are news deserts within the core coverage areas of daily newspapers in the U.S. Admitting it is the first step toward solutions that could include digital subscription models and a broader view of how to meet a community’s information needs. … more
“‘The Wonder Years’ aired from 1988 and 1993 and depicted the years between 1968 and 1973…If a new ‘Wonder Years’ premiered today, it would cover the years between 2000 and 2005.” If that makes you feel old, blame Tim Urban, who made … more
What leads people to pay for a digital subscription to a newspaper? A ton of thought and energy and data analysis have gone into that question in recent years amid the big shift from chasing ad-supported page views to reader revenue. What kinds of … more
If there’s a buzzword in journalism these days that can challenge “engagement” for newsroom supremacy, it’d probably be collaboration. It might seem like an odd pivot for an industry historically fueled by heated competition for scoops and … more
Right before the new year, a popular meme floated around social media called the 10-Year Challenge, where people compared their 2019 self to their 2009 counterpart. Some people posted embarrassing hairstyle and wardrobes choices they made; others … more
Are you ready for the great media mea culpa following the 2020 campaign? After every major election cycle of the modern era, journalists from across the country all cross their arms, hang their heads low and sadly admit their coverage once again … more
If I were running a college journalism program right now, I’d be losing sleep over some pretty basic questions. Are there far more students pursuing journalism than there will be jobs available in the field? And how will journalism students gain … more
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