Journalism’s coverage combover isn’t fooling anyone

From Reynolds Journalism Institute

As we all know newsrooms are trying to do more work with less resources than they used to have. But, let’s be honest. We’re not fooling anyone. We’d earn more respect if we just owned reality.

Because if the choice comes down to news organizations being comprehensive or being indispensable, it’s not really a choice at all. While many newsrooms have already sharpened their focus, there are still far too many that have not, writes author Jim Brady, CEO of Spirited Media.

Brady offers six recommendations on how newsrooms can safely abandon the illusion of comprehensiveness while increasing indispensability:

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