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Articles tagged Bay Area News Group (11)

Lookout doesn’t want its local news sites to be a supplement or alternative to the local daily. They aim to be the news source of record in their communities, outgunning their shrunken newsprint rivals from Day 1.
“If we’re going to have news that is paid for by audiences, we have to talk about the news that should never be behind paywalls.”
“Whenever you have an individual interaction, a lot of the bluster, a lot of the generalizations, a lot of the group identifications fall away,” one participant in Pennsylvania said.
Power to the people (who hate talking on phones).
Buy a company, milk the cash flow, sell off assets, shut it down: It can be a profitable formula. Is this the end game for some metro newspapers?
The dead-tree business has seen better days, sure. But for some publishers, print is an increasingly powerful part of their revenue strategies.
In the Bay Area, in Los Angeles, in San Diego — the traditional boundaries of California journalism are shifting fast. Ken Doctor
The veteran editor asks what happens when a community loses a newspaper — or the reporting heart of one. Part 2 of 3.
It’s not just newspaper employees who suffer when a newspaper dies, as is happening to MediaNews’ papers in the Bay Area. It’s a loss felt across the community.