The Columbia Journalism Review published a story today on the newspaper I work for, the Orange County Register, our new owners, what they are trying to do and what they are up against.
Kushner, a 40-year-old former greeting-card executive with zero experience in newspapers, is running the most interesting—and important—experiment in journalism right now. His thesis is simple, but highly contrarian: Newspapers are dying in large part from self-inflicted wounds, and there’s money to be made in print, particularly from subscribers.
Read the whole thing here, it’s very much worth your time.
photo: Aaron Kushner. Jebb Harris/Orange County Register