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Thursday, October 5, 2006

Newspaper Survival Guide

Posted By on Thu, Oct 5, 2006 at 9:33 AM

Here's what John Hughes at the Christian Science Montitor has to say about how newspapers can survive in the digital age: Be tech savvy and ethically sound.

The busy viewer deserves a trusted newspaper to give credibility to theinformation he or she finds on the Internet. I love The New Yorkercartoon of the dog typing away at the keyboard of a computer. He issaying to his doggy friend sitting beside him: "On the Internet, nobodyknows you're a dog."

Of course, you could make the argument that the busy viewer deserves a trusted source to give credibility. That doesn't have to be a newspaper.

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About The Author

Cathy Resmer

Cathy Resmer

Bio:
Deputy publisher Cathy Resmer is an organizer of the Vermont Tech Jam, and compiles a weekly tech e-newsletter. She also oversees Seven Days' parenting publication, Kids VT, and created the Good Citizen Challenge, a youth civics initiative. Resmer began her career at Seven Days as a freelance writer in 2001. Hired... more

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