Do newspapers need a new business model to survive?

by Carl Natale on November 5, 2010

The problem with newspapers is aggregation. Talk to a news publisher and you will hear a rant about the aggregators who capture the news and insert it into their advertising supported web sites. I find this a bit disingenuous because newspapers have been doing this for centuries. Yes, I know they employ armies of reporters […]

How bloggers can be part of the solution

by Carl Natale on October 14, 2010

Those damn bloggers. Mucking up the Internet so the rest of us can’t find anything useful. Oh, wait. I’m one of those bloggers. Probably part of the problem I am. The problem as defined by former Portland Press Herald reporter Paul Carrier: Here’s an example. After it was announced this week that novelist Howard Jacobson […]