Dienstag, August 26, 2008

Transforming American Newspapers (Part 2)

by Van Crosbie (Part 1)

General Interest publications had their best days. Editors must un-learn, must be de-conditioned to seleced and mix

- stories which they think everyone 'should be informed'
- stories that they think have the greatest common interest

and publishers should stop

- defining what they deliver within one (for all) fix given structure & determined by a given income
- match (reduce) efforts & cost, to a given income

more - recommended read

Zu Part 1:
Kommt der plötzliche Tod der Gattung Tageszeitungen?

Also interesting and somewhat connected Jeff Jarvis on
Are editors a luxury that we can do without?
debate about the "?" on BuzzMachine