Bill Doskoch: Media, BPS*, Film, Minutiae

Curated knowlege, trenchant insights & witty bon mots

What century is this again?

I ask because of the following to be found on the late Monday/early Tuesday home page of the Guardian: Update: The Guardian will be appealing the gag order. Since I won't be updating the blog while at work, check the Guardian site for updates. Update 2: The gag order was lifted. The background follows below. […]

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From Washington correspondent to small-town newspaper guy

From covering the Iraq war and a presidential campaign for the defunct Rocky Mountain News, M.E. Sprengelmeyer is now the proprietor of the Guadaloupe County Communicator in Santa Rosa, N.M. — pop. 2,600. From the NYT: Of the thousands of paths taken by journalists who have been cast off by shrinking metropolitan newspapers, Mr. Sprengelmeyer’s […]

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Drawing a line in the sand on newspaper quality

The Dallas Morning News has made a strategic bet on quality. It will stop the layoffs, hire some talent and charge more. Great plan? Now, will the readers play along? From Editor's Weblog (seen first on Twitter): The Dallas Morning News is reacting to advert losses and declining circulation after five years of cuts by […]

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