On this week’s show, host Mark Fleischer sat down with Eric Barnes, Publisher & CEO of The Daily Memphian, on the occasion of the digital newspaper’s first anniversary, to talk about the genesis of what is already one of the largest locally-focused digital papers in the country. “We found this mix of veterans and twenty-somethings out of journalism school,” said Eric, “who can (quickly turn around a story) and also have a different perspective, and everyone brings their own perspective to a story.”
“What’s going to fill the (daily print newspaper) gap? I think what we’re seeing happening in Memphis is actually very encouraging; seeing entrepreneurial, startup local journalism efforts going on. . .” This week we sat […]
For our show April 28, we sat down with journalist Chris Davis of the Memphis Flyer and took an in-depth look at the current landscape of the print newspaper and how we got here, based […]
STORIES. IDEAS. CONNECTIONS. COMMUNITY “The fate of communities and the vitality of local news are intrinsically linked,” and yet “there are hundreds – if not thousands – of communities at risk of becoming isolated news […]
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