Bill Doskoch: Media, BPS*, Film, Minutiae

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State of the U.S. media, 2009: The bleakest report yet

The U.S. Project for Excellence in Journalism released its annual report on Monday — The State of the News Media. And it is a very sobering read. From the intro: Some of the numbers are chilling. Newspaper ad revenues have fallen 23% in the last two years. Some papers are in bankruptcy, and others have […]

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Thinking the unthinkable

New York University j-prof Clay Shirky wrote a blog posting on Friday that’s been getting a lot of attention. In it, he posits the question of whether the current spasms rattling the news industry, primarily newspapers, is similar to the disruption seen after the invention of the printing press. Given that the strategies the newspaper […]

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