Noticed an interesting article about the condition of print media in the growing digital world.
A Vanishing Journalistic Divide, by David Carr
Carr’s piece is a predictable, but encouraging, check-up for print media: Walk more, eat less bacon, come back next year.
The latest surveys of the print media landscape have ceased to revolve around doomsday proclamations or rambling odes from devoted clingers-on. The wait-and-see climate of what would happen when newspapers posted stories on websites, complete with links and embedded videos, is past.
We are no longer discussing the height of the boogeyman beneath our beds.
(Although the transition is not quite as past-tense as I sometimes think: USA Today circulated a memo last week announcing they were cutting 35 print-related jobs in favor of creating new digital jobs.)
Digital media is here.