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Key readings for Journalism That Matter: The Memphis Sessions

1. Geneva Overholser: "A Manifesto for Change"
http://www.mediagiraffe.org/wiki/index.php/Overholser-manifesto

2. Chris Peck et al.: "The Next Newsroom"
http://www.mediagiraffe.org/jtm/jtm-white-paper.pdf

3. Len Witt: "Constructing an open-source framework for reinventing journalism"


Optional readings for the Memphis Journalism that Matters sessions


  • Tom Stites (BIO) -- two essays:

-- On who will step forward to support journalism essential to democracy
-- On how America's newspapers have lost touch with mainstream readers

  • Tom Mohr on what newspapers must do to survive (from Editor & Publisher)

http://future-of-journalism.blogspot.com/2006/12/newspapers-tom-mohr-cronkite-asu.html
COMMENTS: http://www.stoweboyd.com/message/2006/09/ethan_kaplan_on.html

  • David Zeeck at Poynter's "Future of Newspapers" seminar in May 2006

http://www.poynter.org/content/content_view.asp?id=102188 (links at bottom lead to other thoughtful pieces)

  • Mark Glaser: Traditional newsrooms still need to walk the talk

http://www.pbs.org/mediashift/2006/12/your_take_rounduptraditional_n.html

About the changing focus of print vs. web

  • David Hiller: LA Times must break it on the web; analyze in print

http://www.laobserved.com/biz/2007/01/lat.php

  • Rex Smith of Albany Times-Union in effect agrees with Hiller

http://timesunion.com/AspStories/story.asp?storyID=551172

  • LA Times' Tim Rutten reviews the "new" Wall Street Journal

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/la-et-rutten6jan06,1,6619340.column

Also recently noted

Malcolm Gladwell on his blog (reprinting from The New Yorker) on
why newspapers should be pushing not abandoning investigative journalism http://gladwell.typepad.com/gladwellcom/2007/01/enron_and_newsp.html
"We are dismantling the institution of newspaper journalism precisely at the moment when it seems to be of greatest social value." FULL ARTICLE: http://www.newyorker.com/fact/content/articles/070108fa_fact

  • Barry Parr on newspapers focusing on non-breaking news as a strategy

http://weblogs.jupiterresearch.com/analysts/parr/archives/2007/01/a_winning_web_n.html

  • Paul Gillin: The death of America's metro newspapers and birth of thousands of news-shares?

http://netb2b.com/article.cms?articleId=30158

  • Newspaper editors/publishers don't know what to expect (World Editors' Forum)

http://www.editorsweblog.org/print_newspapers/2006/12/newspaper_executives_cant_predict_future.php

  • Is Gannett's focus on over-45 for print at odds with Newspaper Next advice?

http://newshare.typepad.com/newshare/2006/12/gannett_to_focu.html

  • Doug McGill's "Syllabus for journalism as a healing art"

http://www.mcgillreport.org/healingart.htm

  • Jeff vonKaenel on why he thinks users will pay for news on the web

http://future-of-journalism.blogspot.com/2006/12/future-of-newspapers-will-people-be.html

  • Is Gannett in Indianapolis proposing newsroom employees do "advertorial" work?

http://poynter.org/forum/view_post.asp?id=12129 and http://poynter.org/forum/view_post.asp?id=12128

  • Paperless newspapers: The Telegraph PM edition and Illiad links

http://future-of-journalism.blogspot.com/2006/12/links-newspapers-for-web-only-telegram.html

  • Roger Plothow: Smaller, family, 'red state' papers are doing just fine -- why?

http://mediagiraffe.blogspot.com/2006/12/idaho-publisher-finds-smaller-papers.html

  • Do newspapers need to become "information valets"?

http://future-of-journalism.blogspot.com/2006/12/web-seen-as-gradually-killing-bundled.html
http://newshare.typepad.com/newshare/future_of_newspapers/index.html

  • Columnist at environmental site "Grist" on abandoning print

(he's willing to pay for online news) http://gristmill.grist.org/story/2006/12/22/8952/6389