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Former Newspaper Editor Realizes Now What He Was Doing Wrong

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A year ago today I walked out of the News & Record (Greensboro, N.C.) for the last time as editor. Twenty-seven years there, 13 of them as editor. It was a good run. But I wish I had been smarter. After a year as a civilian newspaper reader, I realize how often...
Former Newspaper Editor Realizes Now What He Was Doing Wrong

From the archive, 31 January 1994: Piers Morgan appointed editor of the News of the World

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Originally published in the Guardian on 31 January 1994It would be tempting to write a profile in tabloid style of the man who has just been named acting editor of the News of the World:Brash pop-writer Piers Morgan yesterday shocked the newspaper world by becoming the youngest national newspaper editor...
From the archive, 31 January 1994: Piers Morgan appointed editor of the News of the World

Why newspapers need to lose the ‘view from nowhere’

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Billionaire investor Warren Buffett may be buying newspapers — a move that is probably as much about cash flow and real estate as it is a long-term investment thesis — but he can’t possibly buy them all, and that leaves the rest of the industry struggling to try and...
Why newspapers need to lose the ‘view from nowhere’

Journalism: The best of times, and the worst of times

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There are plenty of people ready to give their opinions about where the traditional media business is going, and how the disruption caused by digital and social media should be handled — but not all of them have a grasp of what is involved in those wrenching changes, and...
Journalism: The best of times, and the worst of times

Guardian says open journalism is the only way forward

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If there’s one newspaper that has stood apart from the crowd in terms of its eagerness to embrace a digital-media world, it is The Guardian in Britain. The paper was one of the first to make user-generated content — and crowdsourcing — a key part of its business, and...
Guardian says open journalism is the only way forward

Brits search for a leader

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Today, leaders of the three largest British parties took part in the U.K’s first live televised debate in the run up to the May 6 general election. Alastair Stewart of ITN hosted Prime Minister Gordon Brown of the Labour Party, Conservative Party leader David Cameron and Liberal Democrat leader Nick...
Brits search for a leader

10-Year-Old Newspaper Editor Has 300 Subscribers

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10-Year-Old Newspaper Editor Has 300 Subscribers

Tunisia celebrates its first National Day for Internet Freedom, still struggles with what that freedom means

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Tunisia has declared March 13 as its National Day for Internet Freedom. The celebration comes just one day after World Day Against Censorship, as well as an apparent attack by Tunisian members of Anonymous on Islamist-owned websites in the country. Tunisia is still on Reporters without Borders (RWB) list of...
Tunisia celebrates its first National Day for Internet Freedom, still struggles with what that freedom means

Obama Finally Reveals What He Wants To Do In His Second Term -- In A Private Phone Call With A Newspaper Editor

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I guess I should have known that presidential candidates spend some time sucking up to newspaper editorial boards in hopes of earning endorsements, but it was still startling to be reminded of this. Mitt Romney, I just learned, spent some time recently sucking up to the editors of The Des...
Obama Finally Reveals What He Wants To Do In His Second Term -- In A Private Phone Call With A Newspaper Editor

Times editor embarrassed by having to issue hacking apologies

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Times editor James Harding cut a sorry figure at the Leveson inquiry today.He had to admit that he had paid "insufficient attention" to an instance of illegal email hacking carried out by one of his paper's former reporters.It was embarrassing to watch him field persistent questions over the incident as...
Times editor embarrassed by having to issue hacking apologies

Debunking the “original sin” of online newspapers

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Whenever newspaper executives get together to bemoan the fate of their industry, someone inevitably brings up the so-called “original sin” of the online news business — namely, a failure to charge for content when the web was new. One of the latest manifestations of this idea appears in an...
Debunking the “original sin” of online newspapers

Is Google a free speech opportunist?

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Rumors are swirling that the federal government is about to sue Google over claims that the company rigs its search results. Google has responded by invoking its right to free speech — but not everyone is buying this. Tim Wu, a prominent law professor at Columbia, is not convinced that...
Is Google a free speech opportunist?

Washington Post only wants Digg’s human assets

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The ex-newspaper editor in my house looked up from his laptop and yelped, “The Washington Post is hiring the people from Digg?” Usually that wouldn’t be a blip for him but he instantly connected the move to the latest batch of people to lose their jobs in the WaPo newsroom...
Washington Post only wants Digg’s human assets
Verizon called hypocritical for equating net neutrality to censorship

Regional newspaper editor suspended

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The editor of the Coventry Telegraph, Darren Parkin, has been suspended. He was, according to a story in a rival paper, the Coventry Observer, escorted from the office last Wednesday.The paper says unspecified "concerns" about Parkin were raised by his staff. These are reputed to relate to his use of...
Regional newspaper editor suspended

Jill Abramson and the wholly sexist narrative of the woman in power | Emily Bell

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The New York Times executive editor is apparently stubborn and snappy. Why must we focus on women's character traits?Happy newsrooms are all alike. Every unhappy newsroom is unhappy in its own way. The New York Times newsroom is unhappy because its editor is not very nice. Allegedly. This startling revelation comes...
Jill Abramson and the wholly sexist narrative of the woman in power | Emily Bell

Paywalls? Journalism students say 'we won't pay'

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Former US newspaper editor John Robinson, who now teaches journalists, writes about newspapers charging for online newspaper access:"As more newspapers move to paywalls, it comes clearer to me that publishers are attempting to use a band-aid to cover a bullet hole."To illustrate his point he relates an anecdote about asking...
Paywalls? Journalism students say 'we won't pay'

Two charts that tell you everything you need to know about the future of newspapers

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There are a number of different aspects to the debate over the future of newspapers: the social impact of only printing several days a week, for example, or the impact of cutbacks on the public-policy role that newspapers play. But one of the most crucial elements of this debate is...
Two charts that tell you everything you need to know about the future of newspapers
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