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Along with Northwestern colleague Mike Smith, I chatted with a Voice of America reporter recently about the newspaper industry’s path through its current thicket.   In March, the Chicago Sun Times newspaper filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. It was the latest in a series of newspaper bankruptcies and closures […]

Bankruptcies, Closures Plague Industry (

September, 2003:  Chapter 417 of the cannibalization discussion, this time in a “brown bag” at Medill. “It’s not just about the content,” Youngman said. “It’s about the relationship with the reader and what we do with it. I don’t see the newspaper going away, but I have a very broad […]

Should newspapers fear their online shadows?