Levitt’s is one of the most insightful takes on the publishing industry I’ve heard in a while. It’s going to take a lot of restructuring and a ground-up approach, but I’m excited to be a part of it as we embrace the start-up culture in Savannah.
Bowker is spot on. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had to make order out of chaos from “raw data,” i.e. unintelligible, inaccurate spreadsheets.
A decade before the rise of the Internet set in motion the disruption of legacy news business models, Kaniss foresaw the growing need for local and regional news to unite increasingly fragmented, suburbanized communities.
Totally agree, but harbor the lurking suspicion that many traditional readers still like to read pretty narratives and don’t care as much if the facts back them up. In other words, it’s an audience problem just as much as it is an editorial one.