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10 things about the future of newspapers you need to understand

Ryan from Invisible Inkling has such a good take on the waning popularity of newspapers and how new media has changed the game for the better. Without stealing his thunder, here are his major points:

  1. It’s not Google’s fault
  2. It’s not Craigslist’s fault
  3. Write local
  4. Get new training
  5. Stop charging for news (only advertising)
  6. Reporters need to be multimedia enabled, not just writers
  7. Use bloggers as network sources and voices, don’t fear them
  8. Let your readers consum your content in a variety of ways
  9. Embrace new media
  10. Revamp your online vision

Be sure to click on through to read his excellent commentary.