Journalists are creators now, and that’s a good thing

Journalism’s hostility is understandable, but our denial is not.In 2009, the former editor-in-chief at Thomson Reuters, David Schlesinger, described journalism as one of the great self-declared professions. He wrote, “I am a journalist because I said I was one more than two decades ago and have spent the years since working on my abilities. I am not … Continued

The contributor model

Rhett Power, Moderator, Columnist at CNBC, Moderator Rajul Varshneya, Columnist at Forbes Whitney Evans, KSL.com with Deseret Digital Media One of the emerging content plays taking root is the “contributor model.” Low-cost, highly targeted, and leveraging the power of influencers and thought leaders, this content thrives on sites ranging from Inc. to Forbes to CNBC … Continued

Winning the niche

Chris Sheridan, Wake Forest University/Formerly, ESPN and CNBC, moderator James daSilva, SmartBrief Mark Babbitt, President, Switch and Shift Nathan Byrne, Newsy Brian Morrissey, President/Editor-in-Chief, DigiDay Media While some content streams seem saturated and almost impervious to new players, other content streams are rich and ripe for expansion and even monetization. And it’s not just sports … Continued