It was bound to happen. Since the US Government is trying to save the US car industry a debate about what else is worthy enough to be saved by Government intervention was inevitable. As it was inevitable that someone will point out that newspapers are so important, that they should, perhaps, be the next target as Brian Lambert says here. I always found it interesting how monarchistic the Americans sometime […]
I am a bit tired packing, writing strategy papers and generaly doing very little journalism. To get from the mood, I thought I will get a bit different take on newspapers, and fetched a couple of videos. I think it is clear from the third video newspapers do have a future, albeit perhaps a bit different from what they themselves think.
Jeff Jarvis made interesting comments here regarding new division of “labour” in the internet age, in this case among newspapers and Google (or somebody – Google is a metaphor). His point is that everybody should be doing what they are best at, and he considers that: Newspapers are in the wrong businesses. They should no longer be in the manufacturing and distribution businesses — which have become heavy cost yokes […]