Jim Brady columns
Jim Brady is the CEO of Spirited Media, a media consulting firm which operated local news sites Billy Penn in Philadelphia, The Incline in Pittsburgh and Denverite in Denver before selling the businesses in early 2019. Prior to founding Spirited Media, Jim served as executive editor of washingtonpost.com, editor in chief of Digital First Media, head of news and sports at America Online and as public editor of ESPN.
The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted our routines, transformed our social interactions and redefined our relationships. Yet, as odd as it sounds, we’ll likely come to appreciate some of the changes this crisis wrought. Panic has a knack for dislodging lethargy. In local news, this lethargy — in the form of a steadily declining but still … Continued