Monday, October 15, 2012

Ten Years that Shook the Media World

Nielson, Rasmus Kleis. "Ten Years that Shook the Media World." Report prepared for the Reuters Institute, October 11, 2012. 

From the brief: "A new report published today by the Reuters Institute, shows that even after more than a decade of often dramatic turmoil in the media sector, we are only at the beginning of a longer transitional period….. In the absence of major business innovations, the commercial underpinnings of professional journalism continue to erode in most of the Western world as “old media” decline or move away from news and very few online-only new media companies have found sustainable models for news production. While new digital platforms have created exciting new opportunities for socializing, information sharing, and search, it is not clear that they provide a hospitable environment for professional journalism." Read more