Associated Press CEO Tom Curley wants to build his agency's global market and new media presence, but some U.S. newspaper companies are not so happy with paying higher fees. An excerpt: The chase for readers and customers has prompted The A.P. to move more aggressively to pump up revenues flowing from countries other than the [...]
Jacques Poitras pointed out this story at CanadianJournalist.ca: It's Newsweek's take on CNN president Jonathan Klein's higher-brow vision for his cable network. An excerpt: Klein says he's taking steps so that CNN doesn't have to go wacko for Jacko, or someone like him, again. Seven months into his tenure, Klein is making revolutionary changes at the [...]
An article on citizen journalism from the Christian Scientist Monitor (first seen in a CanadianJournalist.ca post by Deborah Jones). An excerpt: Back in the old days – pre-2005 – community activist Amy Gahran had three ways to reach readers of the Daily Camera in Boulder, Colo.: She could persuade a reporter to quote her, write [...]
The Los Angeles Times wants to shake up its editorial page and op-ed functions. One part of the plan was to allow for wikitorials.
Here's a feature I wrote for CTV.ca on what Paul Martin and Stephen Harper have to do to rebuild their images with the public this summer.