Jay Rosen

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There may, in the end, be no way to save the American metropolitan newspaper. Plummeting advertising revenue and competition from the Internet often seem forces too daunting for even the savviest of publishers.
The Projo 's ultra-local approach could save the paper — or spell its demise
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  August 28, 2009

New in the Phoenix: Should journalists really be Twittering?

In which I ponder the pluses and minuses of the press's new pet technology.
By Adam Reilly  |  September 25, 2008


Is Twitter bad for journalism?
Is it time to dial down journalism’s latest fad?
By ADAM REILLY  |  September 25, 2008

Highway robbery

Not long ago, the path by which the recent Justice Department scandal traveled from tidbit to tsunami would have been seen as an exotic trip through an unknown land.

Is Internet populism destined for corporate ruin?

By DAN KENNEDY  |  October 04, 2007

Reality TV meets the newsroom

Even in an era of buzzwords such as media “transparency” and “interactive dialogue” (between news consumers and news producers), what’s happening at the Spokesman-Review in Spokane, Washington, is pretty strange stuff.
Trailblazer Steve Smith brings newspaper transparency to a whole new level
By MARK JURKOWITZ  |  June 21, 2006