CBS News reports on the changing landscape for newspapers and print editors. Some of the ways they are adapting:
- Pushing readers to go to their website for ‘breaking news.’
- Focusing stories on how national news affects their community.
- Creating more articles from each topic.
In terms of catering to the needs of local audiences, Samir Husni, chairman of the journalism department at the University of Mississippi, asks:
“If I read the newspaper, if I pick up the magazine, what’s in it for me?”
(Thanks to Maureen Swiertz for the link)