Posts Tagged ‘business models’

Dave Winer of Scripting News suggests that a new model for journalism could resemble jury duty, where citizens are pressed into press gangs and given some brief training before they are sent out to report. The problem with this is that it fails to address the real issue of why professional journalism is floundering: the […]


Pretty interesting traffic numbers and staffing figures from the Nieman Lab. It puts all the media layoffs into perspective when you realize how large an audience some sites are drawing with so few actual workers. I assume they are mostly outsourcing the technical site production to concentrate on content.


Some interesting debate here about The New York Times and ProPublica teaming up to ask for $1 million from the Knight News Challenge. With loads of debt, the NYT could use any infusion of cash it can get, but is it in the spirit of the grant to help fund such a media organization? Many […]