Thursday, June 14, 2012

Former Birmingham News writer- On the inevitability of newspaper's decline

Justin Fox - Harvard Business Review

Why Newspapers Were Doomed All Along

The best job I've ever had was as an editorial writer at The Birmingham News in Alabama in the early/mid 1990s. It was a perfect combination of boss, colleagues, place, subject matter, and time of life. I left in 1995 because my then-fiancée (now-wife) had taken a job in Washington, D.C., and I was getting ambitious. But every once in a while I've wondered half-wistfully what it might have been like to stay

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