Category Archives: Hartford Courant

What’s in store for print-first journalism schools?

The University of Connecticut might lose the print edition of its newspaper, “The Daily Campus,” after students voted to reject an increased subsidy of the product. This should be a great opportunity, right? UConn has a journalism school. What would … Continue reading

Posted in American University, Connecticut Daily Newspaper Association, Hartford Courant, Jeff Jarvis, Maureen Croteau, Quinnipiac University, The Daily Campus, University of Connecticut | 8 Comments

A new kind of newspaper severance: Help laid-off journalists be entrepreneurs and partners

As I was packing for a trip north to speak at the Maine Press Association convention this weekend about our Newsroom Cafe project in Connecticut, this story came across my Twitter feed this morning. The Portland Press Herald, my hometown … Continue reading

Posted in CT Mirror, CT News Junkie, CT Watchdog, Hartford Courant, Jeff Jarvis, Maine Press Association, Newsroom Cafe, Portland Press Herald, The Associated Press | 1 Comment

How’s this? Partner with one of your critics

Our first experiment with the type of partnership I talked about in an earlier post is getting a great reception from readers. George Gombossy, a former business editor and longtime journalist at the Hartford Courant, has taken his hard-charging and … Continue reading

Posted in CT Watchdog, George Gombossy, Hartford Courant, The Associated Press | 1 Comment