Posts Tagged ‘Tribune Group

10 Apr, 2009

More than just coincidences

Posted by: Marian Salzman In: news coverage

It’s no coincidence that the fifth and final season of the HBO cult hit The Wire—one of the smartest and toughest dramas to hit the small screen in decades—focused on the floundering of the city newspaper in the struggling city of Baltimore.
Newspapers are in big trouble in many countries, but they are in especially dire [...]

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18 Dec, 2008

The news and what we need to know

Posted by: Marian Salzman In: global news| technology

The recent problems of the Tribune Group are evidence of just how tough it’s becoming for traditional commercial news organizations. All over the place they’re cutting back as advertisers and readers migrate to the Internet and revenues shrink. How long will the traditional model of broad news coverage last—originally reported stories, edited and bundled together [...]