Any chance you have a newspaper subscription? Best guess – no, you don’t. The changes in the business of journalism and the operations of newspapers has changed radically during the last couple of decades and certainly with the advent of the Internet and social media.
In this week’s episode, Merritt and Gary talk about the changes affecting the world of print journalism. They explore why newspaper newsrooms have been shrinking, how many large metro newspapers are part of huge corporate publishing chains, and what the positive and negative impacts of digital publishing have had on local small independent newspapers.