Chicago News Cooperative Editor-In-Chief James O’Shea Weighs In

Jim Romenesko reports on James O’Shea:

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Chicago News Cooperative editor-in-chief James O’Shea says journalists need to hit the streets and create something that people will actually pay for because it has value. “For decades we’ve relied almost exclusively on advertising revenue to subsidize the cost of news coverage,” he writes. “But I doubt that advertising will remain a reliable partner or source of revenue to provide the kind of resources needed to cover the news anymore.”

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http://www.poynter.org/latest-news/romenesko/136176/editor-stop-trying-to-fool-readers-with-vacuous-cheap-designed-to-justify-ad-stacks/

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