Monday, July 9, 2012
But as they proceed, the Newhouses should remember that cutting corners ignores a fundamental fact: great journalism, on any platform, is the one sure hedge against irrelevancy.

Me being me is going to say it’s got plenty to do with digital and great journalism, but also with ceasing to do things the way we have, tell stories the way we have, and sell ads the way we have. Moving to a digital platform and producing the same stuff for “the web” instead of “the paper” will not help in the long run.

Newspaper Industry Is Running Out of Time to Adapt to Digital Future - NYTimes.com