print media

Newspapers: Going...Going...Gone!

For anybody who has followed the news over the past few years (probably on a computer), the long-awaited demise of newspapers shouldn't come as much of a surprise. But on Wednesday, the bell tolled once again for the printed word when the University of Southern California's Annenberg Center for the Digital Future offered a prophecy: Within five years, only four major daily papers will continue in print form.

Bringing a Classic Magazine Back From the Dead

Magazine executive John T. Elduff recently paid $2,000 for the trademark rights of classic weekly Collier's, which went bankrupt in the 1950s. His plans to bring it back to life aim at folks who'll recall the name: those in the 50- to 90-year old demographic.

Can Group Buying Save the Newspaper Business?

Although many media pundits have declared that newspapers are in a death spiral, group buying may -- just may -- have an antidote. This business is a perfect fit for the existing newspaper sales force, which has a deep Rolodex of local customers.