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  • Local News and Ad Industries Eye Sweeping Realignment With Users (Part 1)

    … on-the-record interviews with RJI officials and with confidential documents whose public release was approved by them.) In the wild and woolly world of digital, news publishers still act like the media kings they once were. They know their scepters are bent and their crowns askew, but they believe they still carry their Arthurian sword: high-quality…

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  • Media Experts Huddle to Map a Plan for the Future of Digital News

    ….” *** I asked Randy Picht, executive director of the Reynolds Journalism Institute, to assess the results of the leaders workshop, whose participants included only a small handful of legacy and other major news publishers: “I think the leadership workshop gave us a great summary of the hot-button issues being dissected in the world…

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fight- 10 readers -
  • Can an ‘Exchange’ Help Solve the Problem of Monetizing Digital News?

    … talks more about the information exchange in this post on the RJI blog published Wednesday night. Tom Grubisich (@TomGrubisich) writes “The New News” column for Street Fight. He is editorial director of the in-development hyperlocal news network Local America that rates communities on their performance across a broad spectrum of livability — Local America Charleston launched earlier this year. …

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  • Are Community News Sites and Investors Ready for Each Other?

    … in the spring of 2013 that forced it to retrench, is growing again — this time with with more cost-effective news production. That network now has 43 community sites in suburban Connecticut and Westchester and Putnam Counties in New York. Tucker said earlier this year that Daily Voice is profitable “operationally” — not counting corporate costs…

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fight- 18 readers -