All posts by Peter M. Winter

Peter is a traditional media veteran and a digital media pioneer. He is an active angel investor and occasional consultant. He advises established companies on cultural regeneration and also consults to digital start-ups, helping them incorporate management process without sacrificing speed. He holds five technology patents. Peter is an award-winning public speaker and writer. His new book "Cowboys and Cannibals," will be published in 2018 - it is the ultimate insider account of the battle to find a digital future for newspapers when the Internet came to town. He blogs on media and leadership at blastofwinter.com and publishes his unconventional ideas about management on his LinkedIn page: https://www.linkedin.com/in/peter-winter-92b69033/ His collection of short stories can be found at medium.com/peter-winters-life-of-fiction

Taking on the Oracle of Omaha – or have I lost my mind?

Berkshire Hathaway owns railcars as well as newspapers. Is their decline faster than he thought it would be?

Keeping Your Head Straight

It’s never the technology that’s important. It’s the market and economic forces driving it that matter the most Newspaper companies […]

Hubris Is Blinding

A simple rule of basic management: Under-estimate your own market position and over-estimate the competition Newspaper companies don’t have an […]

But who will keep them honest if newspapers die?

If you lose contact with your market, you will be superseded by new competitors. Without distressed debt specialists looking for […]

It’s What I Do

In any business, operating performance is a function of organizational culture. QED. We’ve all got stories about crazed managers and […]

A pox on the editor-priests

The future is never a straight line projection of the past Strange to say, newspapers suffered from years of recurrent […]