Jim Chishold to Speak at 'Beyond the Printed Word'

There are two people who have more knowledge than anyone else about how to revive the newspaper industry, and one of them is iMedia Joint Principal Jim Chisholm. As co-chairman and co-moderator of the 14th annual Beyond the Printed Word conference next month in Vienna, I’m pleased to hear that Jim has kindly agreed to speak there on the topic of newspapers’ use of video Chisholm is the joint principal of iMedia, a joint consulting venture with Ifra. He has spent nearly a quarter decade in the newspaper industry; was the commercial director of the Scottish Daily Record and Sunday […]

Today's Goodies: Cauthorn Webcast; Parks Retrospective

Today’s Goodies: A webcast of Bob ‘Thorn in the Side of the Newspaper Industry’ Cauthorn; a Gordon Parks retrospective in The Digital Journalist; brilliant coverage by the Houston Chronicle and El País; Miami Herald Miami Herald Executive Editor Tom Fiedler’s memo to his staff; Heidi Cohen on what advertisers should do now that publishers of printed periodicals are finally getting serious about shifting their business online; The Tyndall Report on ABC, CBS, and NBC news; Eight Diagram’s interviews with photographers & writers; and my beta test of Google Content Blocker.

Cauthorn departs SFGate.com

Posted on Romensko’s media Memos page today was a copy of this: 4/7/2004 8:31:51 AM Memo from San Francisco Chronicle publisher Steve Falk TO: Management Staff/Digital Media Staff FROM: Steve Falk Under Robert Cauthorn’s guidance for the last three and one-half years,the San Francisco Chronicle’s digital operations, known as the SFGate, have reached record levels of traffic, revenue, audience and national stature. Digital operations at the Chronicle also delivered their first profitable year in their history. However, Cauthorn and Chronicle management have different views on the future direction of digital operations at The Chronicle. As a result Cauthorn has decided […]