Small is Beautiful

Small is Beautiful

The decline of the legacy media started long before the Internet, but the Internet exposed a business model that relied too heavily on the wrong customers. This paper argues that subscription might be the only viable business model for digital media in the long run, but a small circulation might be large enough to make news outlets sustainable. Small is beautiful.

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The 2017 Goldsmith Awards Ceremony with Keynote Address by Jorge Ramos – Transcript

Nicco Mele: (Lights are turned off) Why are we here?  To celebrate journalism.  Democracy dies in darkness. (Lights are turned up;  Laughter, Applause) On behalf of the Shorenstein Center, I’d like to welcome you to the Goldsmith Awards, the absolute…

Media Coverage of CandidatesMarch 6-March 12, 2016

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2016 Goldsmith Seminar on Investigative Reporting Transcript

Mr. Patterson:  Good morning everyone. I’m Tom Patterson, the interim director of the Shorenstein Center, and this is the follow-up to last evening’s Goldsmith Awards program. I love this part of the event where we have the finalists for the…

2016 Goldsmith Awards in Political Journalism Transcript

Mr. Patterson:  On behalf of The Shorenstein Center, I’d like to welcome you to the Goldsmith Awards, the highlight of our year. I’m Tom Patterson, the Bradlee Professor of Government and the Press and the Shorenstein Center’s interim director. I’d…

2016 Goldsmith Awards: Walter Isaacson Keynote Speech Transcript

Mr. Patterson:  Now, it’s my distinct pleasure to introduce the recipient of this year’s Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism, Walter Isaacson. Walter Isaacson is president and CEO of the Aspen Institute, which he’s led for more than a…

Nadine Strossen: “Free Expression: An Endangered Species on Campus?” Transcript

2015 Richard S. Salant Lecture on Freedom of the Press This transcript has been lightly edited for clarity. Watch the video and listen to audio. Mr. Patterson:  Good evening. I’m Tom Patterson.  I’m the acting director of the Shorenstein Center…