As you know, the traditional newspaper industry is going through a radical downturn at the moment, caught flatfooted between expanding consumer preference for digital news and online revenues that have utterly failed to keep pace with declining print income. In short, times are hard. For the latest, the New York Time’s David Carr has a compilation that is worth reading. New data, from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, may point to a future that isn’t only full of layoffs, buyouts, and underfunded pensions, but one that may have some hope to it. According to its recent Digital News Report, two important trends are apparent. Read the full story at The Next Web.
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Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).