Daily Archives: 16 January 2007

What J-schools and students should do

Long time web journalist Howard Owens, director of digital publishing at Gatehouse Media Inc, has interesting advice for journalism schools and journalism students. “Students and faculty should just assume their future is online, and design curriculum and publication efforts accordingly—be even more dismissive of print than mainstream publications are right now.” Asked by the Innovations…

Newspapers are like old girlfriends

After rustling up 100,000 words on the state of the newspaper industry, Chicago Tribune‘s Charles M. Madigan says newspapers are like fondly remembered girlfriends. “They were lovely in their time. It would be unfair of you to disrespect them.” Read the full article here.