Newspapers are not being eaten by iPads

by Carl Natale on November 18, 2010

James Murdoch, head of News Corp’s operations in Europe and Asia, created a lot of worrying last week by saying the iPad is cannabalizing print. Bloggers and journalists ran with it and quoted him extensively. All in all, it’s much attribution about nothing. In all the coverage and quoting, I didn’t see a single fact. […]

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 […]