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Friday, March 10, 2006

Migration is accelerating

Got this in my inbox just now and thought I'd share:

E-Media Tidbits 
Friday, March 10, 2006

Posted by Peter M. Zollman 2:24:31 PM
Chisholm on the Future
A quote from Jim Chisholm, strategy advisor for the Future of the Newspaper project at last week's World Association of Newspapers advertising conference in Paris:

"Publishers continue to fail to adjust their business models to reflect the modern market," he said. "We remain over-protectionist about print. Time is running out. Migration is accelerating. Tradition's only value is as a springboard, from which to promote the new business model."

March 10, 2006 at 07:26 PM in Media/Keeping an eye on the competition | Permalink


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He's right, of course, but the new business model for old line print newspapers is not always obvious. Meanwhile, they will continue to diminish in importance as a trusted news source. The tragedy is the economics of their business may not sustain their vital news gathering and reporting mission, something that most bloggers do not do.

Posted by: David | Mar 11, 2006 6:37:00 AM

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