The Poynter Institute’s Butch Ward leads a session on “Managing in White Water”

Bring your boss, or if you’re a boss, bring yourself to this inspirational and practical session about managing in these challenging times: Managing in White Water Helping the members of your staff do their best work is even more challenging in these uncertain times. That’s why, especially in times of great change, it’s important to […]

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Newspapers for everyone

As more and more people get their news online, it’s easy to think that the newspaper is about to disappear.

But competition doesn’t automatically create obsolescence. It creates opportunity, and forces enhancement and focus. When you don’t have to do everything, you can concentrate on what you do really well. It is only when a medium’s inherent qualities are superceded in pretty much every way by its successors, that it is in danger. And that has not happened for newspapers.

Don’t worry: Newsprint will survive.