Monthly Archives: August 2011

‘Cox Newspapers to Consolidate Operations’

An update on Cox Media Group:

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Atlanta-based Cox Media Group may make job cuts related to copy editing consolidation.

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http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2011/08/30/cox-newspapers-to-consolidate-operations.html

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‘Pulitzer-winning photojournalist resigns rather than lay off staff’

Julie Moos reports on the Dayton Daily News:

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Dayton Daily News photo editor Larry Price resigned earlier this week after being asked to lay off half his photo staff, reports Ginger Christ.

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http://www.poynter.org/latest-news/romenesko/144612/pulitzer-winning-photojournalist-resigns-rather-than-laying-off-staff/

 

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WikiLeaks: “NYT Drooling, Senile, and Evil”

Joe Pompeo reports on WikiLeaks:

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When WikiLeaks, the online clearing-house of secret documents, unleashes a new body of material, another installment of feuding with print-media outlets is bound to ensue–and the latest such release was no exception.

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http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/cutline/wikileaks-lashes-pentagon-tabloid-york-times-152525442.html

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‘Politico Now Making As Much Money Online As in Print’

Steve Myers examines the business model of Politico:

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Jim VandeHei, co-founder and executive editor of Politico, tells The Wrap that the political news outlet’s revenues are now split about evenly between print and digital, compared to about 80 percent print-related when it launched.

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http://www.poynter.org/latest-news/romenesko/144469/politico-now-making-as-much-money-online-as-in-print/

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‘Steve Jobs’ Greatest Legacy: Persuading The World To Pay For Content’

Charles Arthur reports on Steve Jobs:

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Ten years is, of course, a long time in media. Ten years ago, if you wanted to download some music, your best bet was Napster or one of the filesharing systems such as LimeWire or KaZaA.

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http://paidcontent.org/article/419-steve-jobs-greatest-legacy-persuading-the-world-to-pay-for-content/

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‘Google’s Eric Schmidt Bashes Britain’

Mvelase Peppetta reports on Google CEO Eric Schmidt:


Addressing the annual Edinburgh International Television Festival, Eric Schmidt, chairman of Google, lambasted the United Kingdom for allowing itself to throw “away your great computing heritage”.Continue reading:http://memeburn.com/2011/08/google%E2%80%99s-eric-schmidt-bashes-britain/

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Goodbye Oakland Tribune, Hello City-Wide Corruption

Ken Doctor reports on The Bay Area News Group:

It’s not just newspaper employees who suffer when a newspaper dies, as is happening to MediaNews’ papers in the Bay Area. It’s a loss felt across the community.

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http://www.niemanlab.org/2011/08/the-newsonomics-of-loss/

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‘Bend-Based Newspaper Chain Files Chapter 11′

David Nogueras reports on Bend-based publisher Western Communications:

 

Bend-based publisher Western Communications has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
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‘Slate Lays Off Jack Shafer, 3 Others’

Dylan Byers reports on Slate:

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Slate, the online news magazine owned by the Washington Post Company, has laid off four employees, including editor-at-large Jack Shafer, Adweek has learned.

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http://www.adweek.com/news/press/slate-lays-jack-shafer-3-others-134440

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‘Putting Print Fundamentals to Work’

Manoj Nair examines the state of the global newspaper industry: 

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The latest bout of US economic angst, the recent UK riots and the final countdown in Libya have all hit newspaper headlines across the globe. But for a brief two-week stretch that began in mid-July, it was actually one newspaper that made news all over the world, albeit for the wrong reasons.

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http://gulfnews.com/business/media-marketing/putting-print-fundamentals-to-work-1.856671

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