Month: April 2014

  • Skillz for journalists

    Good news for training in the newsroom. The Poynter Institute and the E.W. Scripps Co. today announced a long-term agreement that will provide customized training for staff members in the Scripps newspaper division. See the release. And this is but one component of a larger training agenda for Scripps newsrooms.

  • Digital paywalls are the newspaper model now

    2013 was the year when paywalls became the norm for newspapers. 70 percent of newspapers now have some sort of paywall (see pie chart on right), according to a survey by the Reynolds Journalism Institute. That’s up from 41 percent in 2011 and 47 percent in 2012. Consumers are still adjusting. Newspapers are not using…