It's easy if you try. With the future of Philly's dailies in doubt, who will feed the insatiable appetite of the city's sports junkies?
They’re not McDonald’s. They’re not “businesses.” Oh, sure, they’ve got to make payroll. But they are not and cannot be run as out-and-out cash cows for the greedy and the idle.
Add San Francisco to the list. And let me preface my following remark with this statement: I make my living from the web, but I’m no web triumphalist. Until news organizations start generating enough money from web operations to support a reasonably sized newsroom, I don’t see how I could be. Yes, the audience is [...]
The news is here. Jim MacMillan does a roundup here. And it’s probably worth re-reading Steve Volk’s Phillymag article about how we got to this point. There’s going to be a great deal of temptation, today and in coming days, to mock the hubris of Brian Tierney in all of this. And that’s not entirely unwarranted. [...]
Like other young people, Temple University student Grace Dickinson lives much of her life online: Facebook, YouTube and other multimedia sites figure prominently into her daily media consumption. But when she walks into her journalism classes, those popular applications fade to the margins. Are Philly's journalism schools really preparing students for the future?
In an era where the media appear to be falling apart, WalterFootball.com's Walter Cherepinsky just might be the future -- one of a number of Philadelphia-area entrepreneurs who are carving out a significant niche in cyberspace.
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