The Editors at Columbia Journalism Review continue the debate about how to remodel the newspaper business today.
Can a rescue of the American press be mounted by endowing major newspapers as if they were universities or hospitals? Would such a funding structure, with its implied boards and advisory committees, compromise journalism's fundamental tenet of objectivity? Any and all ideas are being discussed at this pivotal moment in the history of print. Knight Center guru Dan Gillmor provides more insight on the endowment proposal here, and you can keep tabs on the next newspaper casualty at Newspaper Death Watch.