Comments on: Talk, scratch head, talk some more (The future of news) Where media and technology meet Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:48:25 +0000 hourly 1 By: Simon Owens Fri, 16 Oct 2009 03:11:51 +0000 My colleague at PBS’ Idea Lab, Chris O’Brien attended the summit and wrote a piece about the rise of non-profit news organizations and asks whether they’ll ever be sustainable as a model for sustaining journalism:

By: Implosion Thu, 24 Sep 2009 22:48:12 +0000 The future of news as an industry is pretty obvious. There’s no panacea that will apply to the whole industry. Not micropayments. Not subscriptions. It’s going to contract in a reasonably dramatic fashion.

Now the real question is whether your organization wants to be a winner or a loser in that process. That’s what the attendees in these conferences need to be thinking about.

By: marky Thu, 24 Sep 2009 18:17:39 +0000 keep the news business alive?
how about just reporting the news factionally without endless rants and editorials.

That works for me.

Recently a poll was taken that Americans reverred senators as the least trustworthy but most deplrable proffession.

The news media is the close second.

After all, it is the oldest profession on the planet!