The newspaper industry is struggling to survive, according to the this WaPo piece.
“Print is dead,” Sports Illustrated President John Squires told a room full of newspaper and magazine circulation executives at a conference in Toronto in November. His advice? “Get over it,” meaning publishers should stop trying to save their ink-on-paper product and focus on electronic delivery of their journalism.
We are in transition. Society is changing quickly. The challenge — not the struggle — is to make the right guesses about where the audience is going to be and how you’re going to make money serving that audience. I’m rather bullish on most formerly print-centric news organizations making a successful transition. (link via Jim Bonfield)