AUDIO: Foreman sees no end in sight for newspapers
John Foreman, president and publisher of the daily Champaign Urbana News Gazette, says rumors of the newspaper's death are way premature. He says the papers which died in Seattle, Denver and elsewhere were merely the weakest links; and bankruptcies have been filed by investors who paid too much for papers using debt. Most papers are profitable and stable, he says. Listen to his 48-minute defense of the future of newspapers at the Mid-America Press Institute seminar in St. Louis on Feb. 13, 2010 (SEE: https://tinyurl.com/mpi-actions ) Click on the carat to the left of the bar below to launch the audio stream, or download an MP3 podcast for offline listening. Read a story about Foreman's discussion.