Friday, August 19, 2011

Every so often someone just gets fed up enough to tell the truth about newspapers

Poynter has a good story about a managing editor who went public, quite undercover, to expose the new owners of his newspaper. Make sure, if you are interested in this topic, to read the links in the Poynter article to the actual essay in the newspaper.

As you can guess the managing editor did not last long at his job after this was published.

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Is Patch on the verge of being sold?

This also from Poynter on the future of Patch and its economic impact on AOL.

Hyperlocal or hyperstupid

Poynter has looked at a hyper local experiment at one major newspaper.