Stage One: Newspapers are a growth business
No need to fret over those troubling layoffs, sinking revenues, tanking valuations, migrating audiences, declining influence, or even that pesky Internet. Newspapers are a growth business. So proclaims World Association of Newspapers CEO Timothy Balding. Inky execs apparently like Tim’s story. They turned out in record numbers for WAN’s annual meet-up in Gothenburg, Sweden. Our man Andrew is checking out the story, conspicuously, amid the grey suits and tall blondes.
The stages of grief: Denial, Anger. Bargaining. Depression. Acceptance.
Dale is co-founder emeritus of We Media.