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Outgoing New York Times CEO Mark Thompson thinks there won’t be a print edition in 20 years
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Also, the Times now reaches about half of American millennials.
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“People don’t just pay for the product and the content. People pay for the idea behind it and the credibility. There’s a good will among the people to support independent journalism in Kashmir.”
“Engineering now is the second largest functional area at the New York Times, only behind journalism, and the largest function by far on the business side.”
“Our goal is not to change Serial’s DNA at all…For the people who love Serial — and there are millions of them — the idea here is to have more Serials.”
“Black press has always been hyperlocal. But for whatever reason, the Black press has never gotten some of those [buzzword] labels…That plays into the perception of these places within the larger sphere.”
In Germany and the U.K., not a single publication studied had a top editor of color.
Ghosting the News is a useful introduction to the decline of local, and Sullivan is an ideal guide.
“Journalists are natural skeptics, except when it comes to their own idea about their business plan.”
“You can look at any number of instances over history in our country. Black creators often get the short end of the stick when it comes to ownership.”