— Frédéric Filloux sees flickers of hope for a business model for news. But first:
…before going any further, I want to make sure readers…have fully abandoned all hope for any turnaround whatsoever in newspaper business. Let’s face it: our beloved trade is spiraling down. We’ll see many fatalities and, of course, a few survivors.
— David Sullivan writes a defense of Tony Ridder and a requiem for a better day.
— Adrian Monck wonders if newspapers can grow their way out of their problems by boosting online audience share.
— Mark Luckie has buying hints for those shopping for journalists. In many cases, rent money would also be welcome.