J-schools fiddle while Rome burns?

August 16th, 2007

Jeff Jarvis thinks so. I’m prone to agree.
I was talking a while back with a friend of mine who’s a veteran newspaper features writer. He’s very good and has umpteen thousand clips to his name, plus he’s an adaptive type, so he’ll be fine no matter what happens. But he admitted that he has no idea where his newspaper — or the broader newspaper business — will be in five or ten or twenty years.

If you’d like to know more about my view on this, check out this longer post on the Hoover’s BIZ blog.

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