In five languages (English, Mandarin, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese and Russian) and two U.S. printing, “Newsonomics: Twelve Trends That Will Shape the News You Get” is the first Ken Doctor book. Sign up here for notice of the new Newsonomics Readers.
After noisily consuming much of the news industry oxygen during the first half of 2016, the quiet currently emanating from tronc HQ seems almost unsettling. There have been no tronc announcements since the big news of Tribune Publishing ...
How much of the much-ballyhooed and much-ridiculed nerve center of Michael Ferro’s promised artificial intelligence empire can be found on the fourth, fifth and tenth floors of Wichita’s High Touch building on south Main Street? SNT Media ...
Gannett CEO Bob Dickey is slowing down in his quest to acquire Tribune Publishing, but he has no plans on stopping. Today, Dickey’s Gannett took a public deep breath – and vowed to persist in its unwanted wooing of Tribune. Surprising some, ...
As Gannett’s strategy to make a quick kill of Tribune Publishing goes south, could a lawsuit save it? Large Tribune investors have all but threatened to file suit. They’ve charged that Tribune chairman Michael Ferro isn’t representing the ...
In a move that, even amid all the nastiness of the Tribune/Gannett war, we would still have to consider stunning, Tribune Publishing has renamed itself — to tronc. In a memo to Tribune staff this afternoon, CEO Justin ...
Gannett’s hopes for a quick acquisition of Tribune Publishing, the owner of the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun and a half dozen other regional newspapers, are looking increasingly problematic. Tomorrow at the Los Angeles ...
The Los Angeles Times has just lost an important digital leader, as S. Mitra Kalita — just named as one of the ten most poachable players in media — leaves her job as managing editor for digital strategy of the paper to become vice president of ...
Say one thing for Michael Ferro: the would-be showbiz aficionado can certainly pull a rabbit out of a hat. The chairman of Tribune Publishing proved it again Monday when he got his board to reject much larger rival newspaper company Gannett’s ...
Tribune Publishing chairman Michael Ferro hasn’t said much in public since Gannett, the largest newspaper company in the U.S., went public with its hostile takeover bid for his company. But inside the company, publisher of a slate of struggling ...
On Thursday, Tribune Publishing chairman Michael Ferro took to the airwaves, selling investors on his rejection of a seemingly generous takeover bid by Gannett. The company’s spent recent days talking up its potential for growth on its own ...
Watch recent Newsonomics talks in New York, Sydney, Portland and Cologne.
Keynotes & Speaking
Ken Doctor appearances in the U.S. and globally both challenge and encourage audiences to create the next generation of the news business. His “practical forecasting” takes audiences from the best practices of today to the business models of tomorrow. Find out more here.
Each Newsonomics keynote and engagement is tailored to the audience or client. Our new Services page describes conference keynotes, company media landscape sessions, company strategy reviews, workshops and residencies.
In five languages (English, Mandarin, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese and Russian) and two U.S. printing, “Newsonomics: Twelve Trends That Will Shape the News You Get” is the first Ken Doctor book.
Sign up here for notice of the new Newsonomics Readers.
Newsonomics in the News
Newsonomics is in the press, called on to comment on media change, and On the Air. You can also find Newsonomics on Twitter, @kdoctor and on Facebook.
Newsonomics Around the Globe
Top 16 Nations of Newsonomics Visitors