Ken Doctor

Newsonomics

Guest

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.

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