The struggle over values in the online news world

Week of December 21, 2009 The toughest challenges facing the news business may have more to do with values than finances. There’s reason for optimism about its economic future. The appetite for fact-based reporting and topical commentary is keener than ever, and the number of people with the skill and desire to feed it is […]

A news business with a future after all

Week of Dec. 7, 2009 Because I don’t have enough misery in my life, I decided last week to see how much I could take of the two-day Federal Trade Commission symposium in Washington with the somber title, “How will journalism survive the Internet Age?” The media circuit offers a generous number of such open-casket […]