Tag: wire services

by Neil Heyside

Newspapers can be saved and they can get back to delivering a consistent return on capital to investors, but this can’t be achieved using old methods. At CRG Partners, our experience working with newspaper companies in the U.S. and U.K. has shown us that publishers and their executive management seem to believe that traditional cost-cutting [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

There’s something bland and homogeneous about an Associated Press wire story. Just the facts, ma’am, in classic inverted pyramid style. The satirical newspaper The Onion has made a mint mocking the news wire style, and the blogosphere has targeted the AP and Reuters for hidden agendas in their oh-so-perfect objective style. How do the staid [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

A friend of mine who works in PR in San Francisco came up to me at a party last week, and was wide-eyed at what’s been going on lately at the virtual world Second Life. “Now that Reuters has a correspondent actually reporting on stories from Second Life regularly, is this now becoming a real [...] more »