The Obligatory Clay Shirky Link
Whenever Clay Shirky posts about journalism, journalism blogs must link it. It is the law.
In this case, it’s worth it, too. He does a very straightforward piece of [analysis of a newspaper in the US](http://www.shirky.com/weblog/2009/10/rescuing-the-reporters/), figuring out what it’s actually made up of, and how much of it is original reporting.
I wonder how many of us have the courage to do a similar exercise on our own publications?
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Some Good Reading About The Future of News Paid Members Public
Good stuff I’ve read recently, haven’t linked to yet, but don’t have much to add to right now: * The Nichepaper Manifesto [http://blogs.harvardbusiness.org/haque/2009/07/the_nichepaper_manifesto.html] – an articulate and well argued guide to how niche publishing might looks going forwards. * Media