Mass Disruption

Mass Disruption

Thirty Years on the Front Lines of A Media Revolution

eBook - 2015
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Drawing on his thirty years in newspapers, the former editor-in-chief of The Globe and Mail examines the crisis of serious journalism in the digital era, and searches for ways the invaluable tradition can thrive in a radically changed future. John Stackhouse entered the newspaper business in a golden age: 1980s circulations were huge and wealthy companies lined up for the privilege of advertising in every city's best-read pages. Television and radio could never rival newspapers for hard news, analysis and opinion, and the papers' brand of serious journalism was considered a crucial part of life in a democratic country. Then came the Internet... After decades as a Globe journalist, foreign bureau chief and then editor of its Report on Business (not to mention former Scarborough delivery boy), he assumed one of the biggest jobs in Canadian journalism: The Globe and Mail's editor-in-chief. Beginning in 2009, he faced the unthinkable:...
Publisher: 2015
ISBN: 9780345815859
Branch Call Number: DOWNLOADABLE E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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Jan 04, 2016

Very well written, not only captures, but explains clearly the changes that have taken place/that might occur.

Essential read for anyone who wants/may want to communicate.

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