Monthly Archives: August 2008

Journalistopia on Local6’s Flashpoint

A quick aside for a self-plug… Yours truly appeared as a guest last Sunday on Flashpoint, a local-affairs discussion show on Local6 (CBS affiliate) to discuss how social media is influencing the 2008 election. We talked about the candidates’ outreach … Continue reading

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Compilation of Newspaper Layoff Numbers

Media consultant Mark Potts, who recently did a stint at, has compiled information about newspaper layoffs into a database and published a PDF with the details. Among his primary findings: -Leading newspapers have cut approximately 6,300 staffers in the … Continue reading

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