Video: Knight Ridder tried building tablet e-reader

Knight Ridder may be gone now, but it was ahead of the curve when, 16 years ago, Roger Fidler worked on a tablet e-reader and even built a prototype. Bryan Monroe, who used to work for Knight Ridder, wonders in this Huffington Post piece whether the newspaper industry would be in such dire straights had […]

Huffington Post founder lectures on media industry

Live blogging coverage of Kenneth Lerer, co-founder and chairman of The Huffington Post, talking at Columbia Journalism School about the state of the  media industry. Among other things, he said the site publishes 250 unique blogs a week, has 5-6 paid reporters in in Washington, DC and a total paid editorial staff of 25, and […]