February 2009

  • The “new newsroom” is being created one reporter at a time

    (Cross-posted to Nieman Journalism Lab) What does the journalist of the future look like? PR whiz Steve Rubel says he looks a lot like Peter Abraham, who is not some vaporware demo from 2015, but a flesh-and-blood reporter covering the Yankees spring training camp in Florida. Abraham is the Yankees beat writer for the Journal News […]

  • Will paid content work? Two cautionary tales from 2004

    Given the recent secret memos and TIME cover stories, the topic of “paid content” has once again grabbed the spotlight, offering at least a slim hope of revenue redemption to some newspaper people — largely on the print side, but with some notable digital advocates as well. For those of us who went down these […]