Nieman Foundation at Harvard
Is the news industry ready for another pivot to video?
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Articles by Gordon Crovitz

Gordon Crovitz is former publisher of The Wall Street Journal and cofounder of NewsGuard.
“A key revenue source for the AI models is licensing their tools to companies and governments that insist on these models producing trustworthy information.”
“When brands stop advertising on misinformation sites and instead advertise on quality news sites, their CPM price for ads goes down and engagement with their ads goes up.”
“Restoring digital advertising to quality news publishers is a rare case where companies can do good and do well.”
“Silicon Valley platforms might not like being compared to ships causing oil spills, but it’s time for the digital platforms to likewise be held accountable for the harm they cause through their information pollution.”
“Watching Silicon Valley exercise news judgment has been like watching Walter Cronkite try to write code in Python.”
“For the first time in decades, several large news publishers now generate more revenues from readers than from advertisers. It’s hard to overstate this business-model pivot.”