Archive for January 13th, 2010

People like to frame a conflict in simple terms: black vs. white, old vs. new, etc.

I recently¬†noted some flaws in a study that generated some encouraging results for “old media” (if you ignored all the troubling results). I also faulted how old media covered the study. So to the people who like to simplify, I suddenly became “new media.” (more…)


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Robert Niles is one of the sharpest commentators about digital journalism and the business of journalism. So his tweet last night caught my eye:

Deal with it – There is no new revenue model for journalism.

He linked to his latest post at OJR: The Online Journalism Review. He makes a lot of excellent points, as I would expect, and I will review some of them later. But I believe he is wrong on his central point: (more…)

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