Nothing will bring the traditional newspaper back to its post-World War II position of media dominance -- not color printing, not kids' pages, not expanded high school sports coverage, not service journalism, not bingo on Page One. The newspaper habit -- which nearly every American had when it was the only mass medium -- must be learned. But younger potential customers have skipped the lesson and migrated to other media forms for edification and amusement. Newspapers attract fewer eyeballs today and will attract fewer tomorrow. ~ Jack Shafer, slate.com
My world, getting smaller and bigger at the same time. As the photographers of The Washington Post worry about the incredible shrinking news hole, they are also learning audio and video reporting in order to become the new media visual journalists that the future demands.