How many articles, radio pieces, and television reports have you heard prophesying the imminent death of the newspaper industry? It’s true that ad sales are down, circulation is falling, cutbacks are being made, and some major US papers have ceased publication or gone to online-only models. But some industry analysts say this is simply a time of transition for newspapers and a new business model is what is called for, not the abandonment of the industry.
Louisville Courier-Journal Publisher Arnold Garson says readership is up for his paper, but more budget cuts may be necessary.
CNN laid off its entire science and environment reporting team yesterday. It strikes me that nixing environment reporting in times like these is to handicap an organization’s ability to cover some of the biggest stories, period.
Longtime Courier-Journal columnist Bob Hill is preparing to close the book on a four-decade newspaper career. Hill announced at the end of June he would retire in early August to devote more time to his southern Indiana gardening operation and other pursuits, and do some traveling. Speaking on WFPL’s “State of Affairs” program Thursday, Hill… Continue reading Bob Hill Prepares For C-J Retirement