Guest Top Ten List
Mark Potts is a leader in the development of innovative content and business strategies and products in online and print media. He is CEO and Co-Founder of GrowthSpur.com, co-founded the Washington Post's digital division and Backfence.com, and has been an executive of or consultant to many major media and Web companies. His blog, Recovering Journalist, is one of the leading sources of analysis of the intersection between technology and media.
10 Best Blogs on the Future of the News Business
Journalist-turned-professor Jeff Jarvis is always iconoclastic and way ahead of the curve.
Consultant and professor Clay Shirky doesn't post often, but when he does, it packs a wallop—his 2009 post Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable) is probably the best thing ever written about the revolution rocking the news business.
Former editor, now consultant, Ken Doctor mixes first-rate business analysis with smart, visionary predictions.
The title pretty much says it all: longtime newspaper editor Martin Langeveld provides excellent thinking about what's next in the news business.
A group blog of sharp analysis led by longtime digital journalist Robert Niles.
Steve Buttry's thinking about the local news business is miles ahead of just about anybody else—which is why at almost the exact moment he won Editor & Publisher's (print) 2010 Editor of the Year award, he abandoned newspapers for Politico's new online local-news startup in Washington.
Longtime print editor Alan Mutter provides the best financial analysis of what's happening to the news business.
Former Wall Street Journal reporter Jason Fry offers a good roundup of the best thinking on how news coverage is changing—and adds plenty of his own good ideas.
Judy Sims, who used to run the Toronto Star's digital efforts, takes a fresh, sensible approach to the future of news from a marketing angle.
John Temple, the former editor and publisher of Denver's Rocky Mountain News left print last year and got religion about digital—he's now the founding editor of Pierre Omidyar's upcoming digital news site covering Hawaii, Peer News.