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Ken Doctor

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Media analyst for Newsnomics, Outsell and Content Bridges, focusing on the transformation of the news media from print to digital; 20-year veteran of the defunct Knight-Ridder Company in editorial and executive capacities in print and digital; author of Newsonomics: Twelve New Trends That Will Shape the News You Get

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A new newspaper is coming to LA. Will a competitive marketplace help make journalism here stronger? Some research shows that competition can actually hurt journalism in a city.

Can Competition Hurt Journalism?

A new newspaper is coming to LA. Will a competitive marketplace help make journalism here stronger? Some research shows that competition can actually hurt journalism in a city.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Graham family, which has owned the Washington Post since the Great Depression, astounded editors and reporters and the entire newspaper industry yesterday by announcing the sale of…

Why is The Washington Post selling now?

The Graham family, which has owned the Washington Post since the Great Depression, astounded editors and reporters and the entire newspaper industry yesterday by announcing the sale of…

from To the Point

Diverse investments have made Koch Industries of Wichita, Kansas a billion-dollar conglomerate, but the Koch brothers are better known for putting big money behind conservative…

Koch Confirms Interest in Newspapers, but Mum on LA Times Bid

Diverse investments have made Koch Industries of Wichita, Kansas a billion-dollar conglomerate, but the Koch brothers are better known for putting big money behind conservative…

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