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The Media Equation: If The Globe Were Sold, What Price?

from NYT > Media & Advertising by  DAVID CARR People with track records in valuing media properties were asked to assess The Boston Globe. Their answers were surprising. [continues@NYT] Advertisements

Why we link: A brief rundown of the reasons your news organization needs to tie the Web together

by Ryan Sholin Originally posted at BeatBlogging.org, a resource for journalists using social networks, blogs, and other Web tools to improve beat reporting. Whenever I talk with news organizations of any size about linking to sources, resources and journalism that originated outside the walls of their newsroom, two questions come up: How and Why. [continues]

Why So Many Media Companies Stumble Globally

NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — There are plenty of global conglomerates in industries from finance to pharmaceuticals to, of course, advertising. But running a global news business requires a tricky combination of international brand appeal, regional relevance and subject expertise that both travels and translates. [continues@(AdAge.com]

Why Google won’t put money into newspapers

Jemima Kiss @guardian.co.uk In contrast to Yahoo, Google has always had a long-standing resistance to describing itself as a media company. It always seemed unlikely, then, that Google might bail out a newspaper by buying it. (continues@guardian.co.uk)

Media Job Search Canada: New Jobs Job Opportunities

Marketing Coordinator Company: AG ENERGY CO-OPERATIVE LTD. Location: Guelph, Ontario, Canada Company Website: http://www.agenergy.coop Job Posted: May 26, 2009 Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2009 Director of Market Research Company: SPIELO, A GTECH COMPANY Location: Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada Company Website: http://www.gtech.com Job Posted: May 26, 2009 Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2009 Brand Analyst Company: LEVEL5 … Continue reading

Do Publishers Owe it to Their Readers to Ensure the Accuracy of What They Publish?

by Dylan Stableford@foliomag.com Entrepreneur’s argument may hold up in court, but what about the people who trust the magazine? (continues@foliomag.com)

L.A. Times Suspends Publication of Spinoff Magazine Before Launch

@foliomag.com File it under one of the shortest-lived magazines, ever. Three days before the first issue hits subscribers’ mailboxes, the Los Angeles Times has suspended publication of LAetcetera, a weekly spin-off magazine. (continues@foliomag.com)

Shakeup at the top at Globe and Mail : Greenspon steps down as EIC

@canadianmags.blogspot.com In a major shakeup at the Globe and Mail, editor-in-chief Edward Greenspon is stepping down, to be replaced by Report on Business editor John Stackhouse. (continues@canadianmags.blogspot.com)

A Magazine Devoted to Print Is Moving to the Web

By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA@nytimes.com It’s no secret that as they struggle financially, newspapers and magazines are doing some radical cost-cutting, like abandoning paper for a purely digital future. (continues@nytimes.com)

Can e-readers rekindle interest in newspapers?

by Chris Tryhorn@www.guardian.co.uk As Hay goes digital with sponsorship by Sony, electronic readers are also offering hope to a press in search of a profitable future (continues@guardian.co.uk)