Saturday, February 7, 2009

Where Is The New York Times Going?

Ashley Rindsberg writes:

Today, the paper is suffering from many of the same problems which plagued The Times at the turn of the 20th century, when it began losing readers and money to more lurid, splashy, "yellow" tabloid competitors. These papers were, incidentally, cheaper to run since they didn't maintain bureaus and salaried reporters all over the world. (Sound familiar?)

In 1909 as much as in 2009, technology was the key (or a key) to a newspaper's success. The New York Times has historically been way ahead of the technological curve


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