Thursday, December 01, 2005

Disruptive change in the news world

Richard Edelman blogs thoughtfully about some of the things shaking up the newspaper world. His direct concern is how public relations people will need to adapt, but the leadup to his argument should concern everyone who is interested in public discourse and a functioning democracy.
"There will be continued cost pressures on the [media] companies, but with attendant questions about the ability to maintain quality of the product. The search for new revenue streams, whether from repurposing (such as podcasting) or pay-for-content, must accelerate."
In what I surmise is a revelation of his working habits, Edelman has named his blog 6 A.M.:.

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