If you read my last post, Think bigger than micropayments, you may be wondering what steps are being taken right now to ensure a future for newspapers. Let me clarify a few things first.
1. Journalism will always have a future. Newspapers are only one form of journalism production.
2. Ideas are constantly being brought to light and critiqued. The two ideas receiving the most attention right now are micropayments, which I believe cannot attract an audience seeking quick, easy and unintruding online news sources, and endowing the press, which would create ethical problems, misplace responsibility and reduce hard work.
We’re living in a time where journalism is not just in print newspapers anymore. Unfortunately, the media have not adapted well to the changing times. The only way to usher them into the year 2009 is to form a new system that encourages competition, especially in multimedia journalism, while adapting to each …Read More