Clearly the NY Times among other newspapers, needs to cut the fat and quickly. Sadly though, it seems like most newspapers refuse to catch this in time and hence, we see the ongoing newspaper bust taking place before us.
In this article, I was fascinated with a relatively obvious solution to the issues facing newspapers today. In short, start over with the best of the best. No silly overlords to create issues once again. Instead, get a good web dev and start completely over.
It’s a crazy idea…but it is crazy enough that it could work if done correctly. As the article goes on to point out, if enough people believed in the idea of redoing some of the nation’s top newspapers, clearly funding them would not be a huge deal at all.