Columns & opinion

Steven Waldman: Instead of Taylor Swift beat reporters, we need Nextdoor beat reporters

Nov 17, 2023 at 09:29 am by admin

It’s time for a local news version of the much-cited Willie Sutton quote (about why he robs banks), writes Steven Waldman. In addition to creating news websites and tryi.... Read More

Peter Coleman: ‘Kinda spoiled’ where coast meets country

Nov 14, 2023 at 11:54 am by admin

I’m feeling kind of spoiled right now. After writing about the “news gap” of Lightning Ridge recently, a pause to consider the plethora of riches I’m e.... Read More

Peter Coleman: Changes ahead for ‘a publication of superlatives’

Oct 30, 2023 at 11:46 am by admin

The phone rang: Would I be interested in buying The Spectator? In the days when owning such a thing conferred a degree of influence, I was the owner of a newspaper press, writ.... Read More

Mario Garcia: Getting AI help to create front page of the future

Sep 19, 2023 at 11:16 am by admin

How should a print edition of a newspaper look as more readers consume news on mobile devices (writes Mario Garcia) Call this a combination curiosity and AI tutorial. I am al.... Read More

Kevin Slimp: Preventing problems before they print

Aug 21, 2023 at 06:35 pm by admin

My friend Kari wrote to me from her newspaper in Indiana this morning. Her message reminded me of the questions I received daily when doing IT work for newspaper groups a dec.... Read More