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Continuing efforts to sell Digital First Media: observations from a distance

Anything I have to say about Digital First Media today is speculation or observation but I will speculate and observe.

(I’ll explain in some detail at the end of this post what I used to know about DFM operations and strategy, and what I don’t know now.) 3,426 more words

Digital First Media

Scripps' 'Digital Leads': a strategy and process for newsroom transformation

I am cheering on the Four Platform Newsroom transformation efforts of the Journal Media Group newsrooms. And I encourage you to read a new report, published today, about the project in newsrooms of the former E.W. 2,344 more words

Innovation In The Media

Apollo Global Management

The purchase of Digital First Media has a new contender in Apollo Global Management. Apollo is a private equity fund, and if it acquires Digital First, then they will own a number of publications in the state, including the New Haven Register and The Middletown Press. 18 more words

Mark Masselli

It's tough being the boss

Within months or maybe even weeks, after a long, steady decline, the second and third largest newspaper companies in the country will be re-structured for what may be the last time. 834 more words


Aaron Kushner (newspapers' Harold Hill) is in Trouble with a capital T

You kinda love Harold Hill when you watch “The Music Man,” even though you know he’s a hustler. But the “think system” only works on stage or screen with an audience of adoring and forgiving parents. 1,272 more words

Innovation In The Media

Thanks to GigaOm and Mathew Ingram for great coverage of digital media

I am saddened by the news that GigaOm has shut down its operations, burdened by debt.

I regard Mathew Ingram as one of the most important, insightful commentators on digital media (and not just because we often agree). 1,510 more words


IC alum shares experience with #ICParkSM

On Feb. 6, The Roy H. Park School of Communications mobile and social media journalism class welcomed guest speaker, Aaron Edwards ’12, via Skype to discuss his experience post-grad, social media trends and the ever-evolving field of journalism. 403 more words