Category Archives: Journalism & Newspapers

Commentary on the evolution of journalism in our connected age, and the future of newspapers.

Achieving Depth in Chunks – An Interview with Online Reporter Monica Guzman of the Seattle P-I

In the US, newspapers have struggled to come to grips with both the threat and the opportunity presented by the Internet.  At a recent conference on blogging, I met Monica Guzman, a staff blogger for one of Seattle’s two daily newspapers, … Continue reading

Posted in blogs & writers, Interviews, Journalism & Newspapers, readership strategies | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

The Huffington Post – Seeds of a New Journalism?

The Huffington Post, the creation of Arianna Huffington, was featured in an article by Richard Siklos in the November 12 issue of Fortune magazine.  The article charts its rising acceptance as a media outlet to be taken seriously.  What was intriguing about the story, however, is that it … Continue reading

Posted in Journalism & Newspapers, open publishing, publishing analytics, publishing networks, readership strategies | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

Newspapers’ Perilous Crossing to the Online World

Newspaper publishers in the United States are facing challenging times.  As reported in the New York Times earlier this year, their print ad revenues are in a steady decline.  Figures reported by the Newspaper Association of America (NAA) showed that while online … Continue reading

Posted in Journalism & Newspapers, open publishing, publishing analytics, publishing strategy, readership strategies | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Blogs are the New Takeover Bait for Mainstream Media Outlets

Attention all ye weary bloggers, exhausted from constant posting; your labors may finally bear fruit!  We have often speculated about the value of blogs.  Now Standard & Poor’s is indicating that blogs may be the next round of acquisition targets … Continue reading

Posted in blogs & writers, Journalism & Newspapers, open publishing, publishing strategy, readership strategies | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment