Why Newspapers Are Failing…

I've been posting lately at the National Arts Journalism Program's new Articles blog. Today I enumerated the business reasons why newspapers are laying off staff, cutting content and scaling back their businesses. Does it really have to be this way? … [Read more...]

A New Blog At NAJP

In my other life (what other life?) I'm the acting director of the National Arts Journalism Program (NAJP). NAJP started out as a project of the Pew Charitable Trusts in an attempt to help improve the state of arts journalism. I was an NAJP fellow at Columbia University in 1996-97. The program offered fellowships, did some of the first research on arts journalism, and convened numerous conferences … [Read more...]