Tag: Washington Post
Living in LaLa Land
The herd is almost always wrong. It seeks safety in numbers because it is lazy, and terrified of an original idea. Independence could get you killed. That’s why conventional thinking can cripple an established business. This examination of the editorial process inside news companies is a call for change based on new product and market thinking. Plus, the latest update on new developments across the world of media
Predictable profitability is fatal without leadership committed to continuously challenging the assumptions on which it is based. You can’t do that if you don’t know how to build an open-minded and competitive culture
Between a rock and a hard place
Traditional news monopolies had no incentive to invest in the art and science of creating user demand. So when the Internet arrived, users grabbed the chance to go to more interesting places. Can they be persuaded to come back?
the lessons in product positioning and advertising sales from the sudden shakeout in digital media
Not Much Has Changed Since I’ve Been Gone. Except for Just One Thing.
Giant digital news networks are rising – will any newspaper company be among them?
The Sayonara Strategy: How Newspapers Will Fade Away
In 2018, more daily newspapers, by now out of cash and ideas, will be published only on Sundays, with news updates on online editions during the rest of the week
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?
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If you lose contact with your market, you will be superseded by new competitors.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 […]