In February of 2009 a group of newspaper executives got together to talk about the challenges facing their industry. The result was the Newspaper Project. This projects offers a running dialogue from the industry on how they are responding on the challenge that they have no future.
There is some excellent information here, and it’s well worth a look. For a peek at the other side of the fence, you should look at the Newspaper Death Watch which is chronicling the downfall of the industry from the viewpoint of Paul Gillin, a news junkie that thinks it’s time for the old models to die and for new models to spring up to take its place.
Speaking of newspaper projects, today’s video is from the University of Oregon which has recently received funding to contribute to the newspaper web-archival project, a national initiative to preserve print newspapers digitally.