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Taking the Local Out of Local Newspapers

by Allen Weiner  |  August 1, 2011

Hollywood has long exaggerated the persona of a newspaper editor. Lou Grant, the grumbly guy with rolled-up shirtsleeves (Lou was a TV news producer, wasn’t he?); Jason Robards as Ben...

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Newspapers on Tablets May Be Over-Hyped

by Allen Weiner  |  January 21, 2010

I must admit, as a former digital newspaper executive, I was caught up in the frenzy and promise that forthcoming tablet devices, from Apple, HP, etc.. would help print publishers...

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Note to Newspapers: Never on Sunday

by Allen Weiner  |  October 26, 2009

Back in the day, the Sunday newspaper was the proverbial hearth around which families spent their morning pulling the paper apart, section by section and enjoying the Sunday newspaper magazine,...

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E-Readers, E-books, E-Newspapers…Egad!

by Allen Weiner  |  May 4, 2009

This is a story whose draft plot has all the makings of a thriller. Add up these story arcs and see what you come up with: *Amazon’s Kindle and Kindle...

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The Kindle is Great, But…

by Allen Weiner  |  April 13, 2009

A few weeks into my ownership of a Kindle 2, I must report that the Amazon e-reader holds great promise as it delivers a very intuitive experience for those who...

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Note to Yahoo! Newspaper Consortium: Think Social, Think Content

by Allen Weiner  |  March 9, 2009

Memo to Carol Bartz: It's a nice achievement that Yahoo! now has 793 newspapers in its consortium, 120 of whom are using its APT advertising platform, but this effort is...

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Charlie Rose TV Series: The Future of Newspapers

by Allen Weiner  |  February 17, 2009

If you have 25 minutes to spare, check out the first in what could be a thought-provoking series from PBS' Charlie Rose on The Future of Newspapers....

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Detroit Dashes Delivery

by Allen Weiner  |  December 16, 2008

For those who follow the newspaper industry, the announcement that the Detroit Free Press and Detroit News (it's a JOA town) is scaling back on home delivery comes as no...

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Newspapers and Election Day Coverage: A Preview

by Allen Weiner  |  November 3, 2008

After reading a story on the impressive plans being made by a number of UK newspapers to cover the U.S. Presidential Election, ranging from copious amounts of video to sending...

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The Boundaries of Social Interaction

by Allen Weiner  |  October 13, 2008

One of the good things about living part time in Austin, Texas, is the number of Web 2.0 companies (not to mention Web 1.0) companies in the area and the...

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