The Vanishing Newspaper: Saving Journalism in the Information Age

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University of Missouri Press, 2004 - Technology & Engineering - 269 pages
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Five years ago in The Vanishing Newspaper, Philip Meyer offered the newspaper industry a business model for preserving and stabilizing the social responsibility functions of the press in a way that could outlast technology-driven changes in media forms.

 

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A trend to appeal to niche audiences is rendering traditional newspapers obsolete. Despite this assertion, Meyer (journalism, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) devotes most of his book to proving ... Read full review

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One of the most respected and connected members of journalism in the last 100 years. He sees that the industry is in danger and he offers great advice about steps that can be taken to prevent the end of newspapers.

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Philip Meyer is Professor Emeritus of Journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the author or editor of a number of books, including Assessing Public Journalism and Letters from the Editor: Lessons on Journalism and Life by William F. Woo.

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