City Club luncheon, Friday Feb. 20: “The Newspaper Business: Sunset or a New Dawn?”
I’ll go with “sunset” for newspapers, “a new dawn” for journalism.
University of Washington, Wed. Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m.: “Journalism on the Brink: Can Digital Save It?”
Journalism isn’t on the brink. The news business is. The issue is whether digital can come up with a pay model to support journalism, which done well costs actual money.
I’ve blogged on this over the years. Here are some previous posts at Horsesass.org, and my original “Who Are Your Gatekeepers?” post nearly eight years ago.