This is a news item from Hurriyet Daily News. Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc comments on the new RTUK (Radio and Television Supreme Council)
“Welcome to the conference where journalism supposedly doesn’t know it’s supposed to be dead.”
Those were the welcoming words from Online News Association executive director Jane McDonnell as she opened the 2010 Online News Association Conference.
The Associated Press’ revenue from newspapers has declined by one third since 2008, from US$220 million a year to about $140 million, Poynter.org revealed. Newspapers’ contribution to the wire service’s revenue is now only 20 percent.
The Center of Public Integrity is to adopt a new strategy that will aim to match donations with earned income in the hope of finding a more sustainable path for nonprofit journalism, reported Politico. The Center’s website will seek to become a high-traffic destination and generate revenue through advertising and membership.
The amount of international news in British dailies has significantly decreased in the last thirty years, according to a study by Martin Moore of the Media Standards Trust. The report, Shrinking World: The decline of international reporting in the British press, looked at exactly how international news has shrunk, and speculates as to why and what it means for the news landscape.