Journalism’s paradigm shift

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If you have at least a passing interest in journalism, you should already be aware of the angst regarding newspapers. Warren Swil of the Pasadena Star-News says the paradigm shift demands that journalists start thinking differently about their jobs.

Journalism in general – and daily newspapers in particular – is undergoing seismic changes, some of which are gut-wrenching. Traditional models of reporting and publishing have become obsolete.

Daily newspapers like this one are under attack from multiple directions. Their business model has morphed at light speed. The Internet and electronic delivery of content pose an existential threat. Readers know this, and vote with their pocketbooks.

Those newspapers that don’t adapt – and fast – will die.

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