Survey asks: Would you pay for online news?

Back from a summer hiatus, and I have some interesting stuff for you from my jaunts around the blogosphere: Would you pay for online news? Who wants to know? Well, Chas Hartman, a former newspaper reporter and now Ph.D. candidate Continue reading

News readers are driven by need for information, not loyalty to a brand

The Pew Research Center released an interesting study last week that offers some sobering — although not surprising — insights for the news business. Researchers examined top news stories in the mainstream press as well as what news got traction Continue reading

Society of Professional Journalists names 20 ‘industry thinkers’ to follow

Quill online, of the Society of Professional Journalists, released its list of 20 “industry thinkers, innovators, and practitioners” to follow, and I’m humbled and honored to be one of them. But what’s way more important that my tiny moment of Continue reading

I’ll see you at the Syracuse BizBuzz Social Media Conference

I am part of what I think is a pretty exciting event going on this week in my hometown of Syracuse. The Syracuse Biz Buzz is the area’s first major social media conference.  The keynot speaker is Dave Evans, author Continue reading

What it means to leave the newspaper business

Dear neglected blog readers, I’m sorry I’ve been ignoring you. But I do have some tidbits that are worth a read: Q and A with Steve Buttry: Brian Cubbison features an interview with Buttry on his blog this week that’s truly Continue reading