New development in the world of online journalism:
Like other newspaper companies, Gannett is losing readers and advertising revenue as folks turn to the Internet and other mediums to get their information.
So in response, Gannett says it is making a strategic shift from newspapers to “Information Centers.”
These centers will focus on seven objectives – public service, digital, data, community conversation, local, custom content and multimedia.
Gannett Chairman Craig Dubow called it “the newsroom of the future,” and said it will deliver information to the reader however they seek it – whether in the newspaper, on the Web, by mobile devices or through other products.
Gannett also plans to merge newspaper and online operations of USA Today and other publications. Read More…