Good news: Journalism is finally adapting

Beau Dure
Beau Dure
Jan 20, 2021 · 2 min read
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The decline in journalism — actual journalism, not talking heads on cable — has little to do with the journalism. It’s the business, stupid. And we’ve been pretty stupid about the business.

The business is about advertising. Subscriptions accounted for a small part of the budgets. Newspapers used to be the source of Classified advertising carried newspapers through difficult times in the…