Why We Need to Subsidize Journalism. An Exclusive Interview with Robert W. McChesney and John Nichols.

I have doubts about this approach. I certainly respect the value of good journalism but I fear that this would, in some cases, subsidize people who simply refused to adapt and would also cause government interference with journalist. Still, all points of view should be considered when discussing what to do when news organizations are…

Transcontinental layoffs looming (theChronicleHerald.ca)

CHARLOTTETOWN — Transcontinental Media has unveiled plans to centralize all page layout operations for its daily and weekly newspapers in the Maritimes. The Quebec-based publisher said Wednesday the cost-saving move will see all pagination and advertising placement handled in Charlottetown, inside the offices of the daily Charlottetown Guardian. More at The Chronicle Herald