“Somebody needs to fill void”

emilie raguso

Peck: When most people are getting news from a source that reinforces their view, it’s going to be a big dogfight

 

emilie raguso

Peck: It’s going to be a real challenge to find people who can do all those skills well

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emilie raguso

Peck: But if you have 50 competitors with a little piece… will you have enough of a common goal as you’d have in a newsroom

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emilie raguso

Peck: Let the competitors rise up… it’s a good thing. If we can’t make it in legacy companies, somebody needs to fill void.

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emilie raguso

Peck: Where I live there are 50-100 competitors taking a little piece out — locally; also nationally, e.g.

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emilie raguso

Peck: The third big piece of this is the competition. Legacy media used to be the only source. Now there are lots of competitors

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emilie raguso

Peck: Classifieds used to be half the profit, lost that to “and others”

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emilie raguso

Peck: Online advertising has past print; it’s a huge challenge, but also an opportunity

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emilie raguso

Peck: If we can get 7,000 people to sign up in next five years, can turn off presses 6 days a week; maybe we can survive

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emilie raguso

Peck: Our Sunday circulation since we locked down website is up 1,500; keep people buying into the Sunday paper, sign up for digital

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emilie raguso

Peck: We had 1,000 paid subscribers, $10/month, in two months; online only

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