Emily Bell | Street Fight

‘Post-Industrial Journalism’ Report Deserves an A, and an F

Tom Grubisich

‘Post-Industrial Journalism’ Report Deserves an A, and an F

A new report from Columbia’s Tow Center for Digital Journalism takes a look at everything that’s wrong with digital journalism, starting at the top and going all the way down to the hyperlocal level. The report pins antiquated journalistic practices to the wall and recommends specific fixes. But it also wrongly asserts that the Internet has permanently “wrecked” journalism’s advertising model.