Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable « Clay Shirky

The problem newspapers face isn’t that they didn’t see the internet coming. They not only saw it miles off, they figured out early on that they needed a plan to deal with it, and during the early 90s they came up with not just one plan but several.

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The Distribution Revolution  | American Journalism Review

“I was tweeting all this stuff from my cell phone,” she says. So were other Star-News staffers across the area. “We were able to connect with people all over the community who were seeing the same thing. I think that was the first time I thought, ‘My goodness, look at what this can do in a situation like this.'”

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