I just learned from Jeff Jarvis' BuzzMachine (Waiting for the pencil) that Michael Rosenblum, who gave a terrific keynote at last week's Public Media 2007 conference, has a weblog -- and a good one. Check out these posts about the print media as video competitors (also see the BuzzMachine link above for more on this subject).
A Tale of One City, which ends:
And that takes us back to our west coast city. Out there, the local paper is aggresively moving to both the web and video on the web. Of their 75 reporters on the streets, they have already equipped 25 of them with video cameras. Soon it will be more. Gannett has already started a VJ bootcamp to train their own corps of VJs. ¶ The local TV station, on the other hand, just cannot seem to comprehend the shape of the future - nor the very real threat they are faced with, and the speed with which they must respond… which is pretty funny, as they start each day reading the local paper in their newsroom. Maybe they are missing the biggest story the paper has to tell….
New York Times Television. Link: Rosenblumtv.
Watching Your Favorite Magazine. Link: Rosenblumtv. --Dennis