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Consider this a roadside guide to accidents of history as evidenced by the collisions between newspapers and Google and Facebook.
Seven questions in what’s already been a very strange year.
Will his attempt to sideline investor Patrick Soon-Shiong lead to consolidated control, or will legal action push back? And did we ever figure out what a Tronc is, anyway?
Fake news percentages, numbers of working journalists, declining print ad revenue: 2016 in numbers.
From “I think none of us were ever really happy with our old content management system” to “I’ve never seen such a great response to a CMS before.”
For all his talk of media reinvention, CEO Michael Ferro’s company is in the same position as lots of newspaper publishers: cutting costs to deal with accelerating print decline.
Its chief content officer: “My message has been, any journalist at any of our papers can come up with a great idea, something that we think is scalable, we will help them scale it.”
You’ve had better things to do than follow every twist in this insane battle, so here’s a primer on how things got so troncked up.
Tribune Publishing’s Michael Ferro says he wants to bring The Washington Post’s Arc CMS to its newspapers. Is that a grasp at credibility or a model for other news companies to outsource their tech stacks?