Category Archives: Business

The News Industry’s Coronavirus Crisis and How to Survive it

Over the past 15 years, the newspaper industry has faced a constant problem: declining revenue. Aside from increases for the big three—Washington Post, New York Times and Wall Street Journal—after the 2016 election (dubbed the “Trump Bump”), the industry has used slash-and-burn tactics to stay

Don Cherry Out at Sportsnet After Bizarre On-Air Comments

Hockey Night in Canada, a staple program in the country with an illustrious history dating back to the age of radio, has fired its longest-tenured analyst. Don Cherry had been a host on the program since 1982 when the Coaches Corner segment was created due

Gannet-Gatehouse Merger and the Decline of Newspapers

The merger of two large media conglomerates, Gannett and Gatehouse Media, is stoking fears about media consolidation and the decline of local newspapers.   As of August 6, according to USA Today, Gannet was bought out by New Media Investment Group, the holding company that owns

Here’s Why Journalists are Thanking a Bot

In a story for the Atlantic, Adrienne LaFrance, the editor at The Atlantic, wrote “I’m not excluding women on purpose, but I can’t say it’s an accident, either. Reporters choose whom to interview. We carefully parcel out our time as we work toward deadlines.”