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Digital vs. Print Advertising: Tipping Point Update

My recent blog post on revenue from digital advertising vs. print at The New York Times touched on something that obviously is being discussed in the corner offices of the world’s leading newspaper. Based on recent financial results, I projected … Continue reading

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Digital Advertising Tipping Point in Sight

  Newspapers’ digital efforts — in advertising and content — have been well chronicled lately. However, there’s some recent information that indicates that a watershed moment is within reach. An analyst blog post on Nasdaq.com (dated 7/13/15) gave a revealing … Continue reading

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Journalism, then and now

Bad news about newspaper downsizing is easy to find, and now a cliche. However, I thought it would be interesting to put the carnage in human terms. In some cases, the downsizing has been a blessing. Reaction and attitude are … Continue reading

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California: More to like

My previous post gave five things to like about California, but you had to know that wouldn’t be all. Hey, there are books, TV shows, movies, etc., about the state’s virtues, if you care to look past the current dismal … Continue reading

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Strange bedfellows: Times, OCR

Imagine Coke letting Pepsi deliver its goods to retailers. Or UPS allowing FedEx to ship packages. That’s roughly what the California-based Orange County Register is doing in its latest move to reduce overhead. The daily newspaper (I worked there from … Continue reading

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Missing Twitter, part II

In an earlier post, I got into some memorable life events that were born too soon for me to get them online instantaneously. Of course, that’s all the rage now, as live streaming of details and pictures of happenings all … Continue reading

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We are the world (sorta)

“We ARE the media,” business owner Desiree Scales told the hundreds assembled for SoCon08 in Atlanta last year. Thinking big is always advised, but that even raised my eyebrows. Fast forward to SoCon09, the third un-conference about social media/online networking, … Continue reading

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