No Newspaper Bailout! Bailout News Instead

September 21, 2009

Since bailouts became all the rage, a lot of journo’s have asked “where’s our bailout?” Where’s the bailout for the newspaper industry? Looks like the buzz is getting a second wind as The Hill reports President Obama may be open to the idea of a bailout for the newspaper industry. The Hill cites an interview […]

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Journalism Monetization: How to Make Money with Your J-Skills

September 8, 2009

This is part two of my series about diversifying your income streams. See part 1 if you missed it. If you read my last post in this series, you’ve likely put together a list of your skills and a few other lists as well. If you didn’t, go back to post 1 and write your […]

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It’s Furlough/Layoff/Paycut Time, What Are You Going To Do?

September 4, 2009

This is part 1 of my series about diversifying your income streams. Make sure to see Part 2. It’s time to stop asking “are we at the end of newspaper times” and start preparing yourself for other options. The writing on the wall is as clear as it can be – diversify yourself. If your […]

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How To Think About the New News? Listen to Best Buy

June 9, 2009

Watch this video, and while you’re doing it, substitute Best Buy’s products for news and it’s brand/stores with a news organization. Everything Best Buy CMO Barry Judge talks about Best Buy doing this or that, think about how a news organization can do or think similarly. What did you think?

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