As newspapers continue to struggle, traditional news-aggregation sites like AOL and Yahoo are planning to produce more original content. Are they the future of journalism?
Larry Kramer is senior adviser at Polaris Venture Partners, a venture-capital firm. He served as the first president of CBS Digital Media. Prior to joining CBS, Kramer was chairman, CEO, and founder of MarketWatch Inc. Kramer spent more than 20 years as a reporter and editor at the San Francisco Examiner, the Washington Post, and the Times of Trenton.
The micro-blogging service is leading the Iran election coverage and is even breaking big sports news. But its newfound dominance doesn’t have to be bad news for traditional news organizations, says Larry Kramer.
Time Warner's decision last week to spin off AOL marks the end of a spectacularly failed merger. One that, Larry Kramer says, actually could have worked.
Twelve years after Yale rejected a $7 million endowment for a gay student center, the school's Gay and Lesbian Association invited legendary playwright and gay-rights activist Larry Kramer back to campus to receive its first Lifetime Achievement Award. The following is his speech.
If Hearst is right, they will prove that an online local-news operation can be a good business. Even if they fail at this attempt, we will learn from their efforts.
Today’s collapse of the Rocky Mountain News has prompted the usual hysterics and hand-wringing over the death of print—but people need to get over the notion that quality news only comes on paper.
Newspapers are still the best-staffed news organizations and remain journalism’s brightest hope—if they can only break their addiction to print.
Who will win the battle between content providers like Viacom and distributors like Time Warner Cable? Viewers, of course.
You don't need a CSI team to see that the wounds have been largely self-inflicted, but the networks can pull through if they recommit to innovative programming, says a media veteran.
The latest chapter for Sam Zell’s woeful media company could be Chapter 11.