Our traditional journalism models and our journalistic efforts are inefficient and up against the Crowd – armed with mobile devices and internet connections- incomplete.
Our response to date as an industry has been as equally inefficient and in many cases emotional.
‘You’re gonna miss us when we’re gone’ is not much of a business model.
John Patton, CEO of Digital First Media, in a speech to the Canadian Journalism Foundation. He advocates for news organizations to rethink their approach to their business models and provides advice for moving forward.
Read the notes for his speech on his blog: Old Dogs New Tricks and Crappy Newspaper Executives | Digital First.