TITLE

News is Strategic in the Newspaper Business

AUTHOR(S)
Bower, Joseph
PUB. DATE
September 2001
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Fall2001, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p82
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Talks about the importance of maintaining the quality of news despite the layoffs and other cost-cutting measures employed by newspaper companies during economic downturns. Appropriate investment in gathering and presenting news; Challenges faced by the industry; Why people buy newspapers; Role of news.
ACCESSION #
5411939

 

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