30 May

Great writing is an asset, not a commodity.

Read a good website lately?  There are 231 million websites with 6 million more added each month.  More than a third of the sites are blogs.  The great irony of our era is thatprint publications laid off more than 10,000 journalists in the past year but there’s never been more demand for great writers. If […]

30 May

This was the beginning.

The day of reckoning arrived. Journalists and PR professionals have been holding their breath for 18 months, waiting for The New York Times to introduce the online paywall. Why the anticipation? If you haven’t noticed, traditional media is in free fall. It’s kind of like banking in 2008 but without bailouts. The problem is thatcirculation […]