Mashable: 12 survival tips for newspapers

While a lot of the points on this list are things has been reporting on for a while now, Vadim Lavrusik offers a wealth of examples and encourages a discussion around his 12 points for the survival of newspapers.

The 12 points in short:

  • Putting the web first and reporting from multiple platforms
  • Go niche
  • Offer unique content in print
  • Journalists as curators an contextualisers
  • Real-time reporting integration
  • Internal culture – start-up vs corporate
  • Encourage innovation
  • Charging for quotes is not the answer
  • Investing in mobile: e-readers or smartphones
  • Communicating with readers
  • Building community
  • To pay wall or not to pay wall – that is the question

Full list at this link…

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