We don’t need newspapers, we need journalism

From Clay Skirky, March 2009. "Society doesn’t need newspapers. What we need is journalism. For a century, the imperatives to strengthen journalism and to strengthen newspapers have been so tightly wound as to be indistinguishable. ... When we shift our attention from ‘save newspapers’ to ‘save society’, the imperative changes from ‘preserve the current institutions’... Continue Reading →

One case against College Publisher

"We need a robust, free to use platform that thrives under many of the same values which the open source movement holds dear. The growth of such a community around the publishing software used by student newspapers would be of tremendous value to everyone, especially because most papers aren't in competing markets." One case against... Continue Reading →

My Last Column On The Newspaper Industry (MediaPost)

"The notion that the purity of newspaper journalism is the cornerstone upon which today's great metropolitan newspapers were built is revisionist history. Most of today's great newspapers were built through achieving dominant distribution in their markets, not through delivering better journalism." My Last Column On The Newspaper Industry (MediaPost)

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