UniColl News

The decline of newspapers, amidst the continuing need for news reporters. How so much television news takes its cue from what is discovered through investigative newspaper journalism.

Interest in paid newspapers very much on decline, while free ones can thrive, to an extent, though not with the depth.

Thinking about how perhaps the journalism programs and other programs at the universities and colleges might step up. Partner with a struggling newspaper to use some of the university or college resources to fund the reportage. Since universities and colleges are often institutions of major social and economic influence in a town or city, and newspapers are similarly important socially…

Plus, with the academic freedom associated at least with universities…diversity of coverage…

Universities and colleges sharing in the profits, if any, of a newspaper, while funding newspaper salaries and office infrastructure…

Did a search of “university invests in newspapers“.

Nothing. Yet.

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About brucelarochelle

Practising Lawyer and Part-Time University Instructor (Accounting, Commercial Law, Organizational Behaviour); Part-Time Federal Tribunal Member. Non-practising Chartered Professional Accountant (Chartered Accountant and Certified Management Accountant).
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