Editors discuss the future of newspapers

Charlie Rose programme: discussion on future of newspapers
Time cover story writer Walter Isaacson, the Daily News’ Mort Zuckerman and the WSJ’s Robert Thomson discuss the future of newspapers on the Charlie Rose programme.

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Direct link to full programme 55 minutes. Newspaper piece starts at 28 minutes.

Nicholas Carlson thinks they don’t get it. I think he’s wrong to dismiss their discussion as old media whining. Google really does take ad revenue from papers without bearing the cost of generating content, AKA journalists. But thanks for the links about putting the NYT on Kindle and micropayments.

Time article How to save your newspaper Walter Issacson

Via AP/ Time
Another newspaper files for Chapter 11
The Journal Register Co joins The Chicago-based Tribune Co., which owns the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, The Sun of Baltimore, The Hartford Courant and other dailies, as well as 23 TV stations, which sought bankruptcy protection in December and The Star Tribune of Minneapolis in January.

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