Skip to comments.Exclusive: (NY)Times Internal Report Painted Dire Digital Picture...
Posted on 05/15/2014 9:58:06 AM PDT by Beave Meister
Our journalism advantage is shrinking, a committee led by the publishers son warned. A call to get rid of the metaphor of Church and State.
A 96-page internal New York Times report, sent to top executives last month by a committee led by the publishers son and obtained by BuzzFeed, paints a dark picture of a newsroom struggling more dramatically than is immediately visible to adjust to the digital world, a newsroom that is hampered primarily by its own storied culture.
The Times report was finalized March 24 by a committee of digitally oriented staffers led by reporter A.G. Sulzberger. His father, Times Publisher Arthur Sulzberger, fired Executive Editor Jill Abramson Tuesday, a decision that doesnt appear immediately related to the papers digital weaknesses.
The report largely ignores legacy competitors and focuses on the new wave of digital companies, including First Look Media, Vox, Huffington Post, Business Insider, and BuzzFeed.
(Excerpt) Read more at buzzfeed.com ...
What they fail mention is after awhile, the readers finally realize propaganda for what it is.
The 4th estate is a fifth column.
They are falling on their own sword
Litigation would only speed it up : sex discrimination , age discrimination, wage discrimination
The only digital image they are worthy of is a raised index finger.
I must say that the New York newspapers on-line editions all stink. The Post is unreadable and The Times! No updates, no comments section, no new editorialists. You have to pay for it.
The Guardian updates every three minutes and has dozens and dozens of editorialists (admittedly, they are leftwing loons!) and the Comments is Free section is very popular - although they just outlawed me. Their theater, food and life style sections are excellent and frequently updated.
The Gray Lady is an old lady and needs to die.
Yesterday The New Times fired their first female editor because she asked for equal pay as her counterparts. Oh, the irony....