Newsletter No 28 03 May 2006
News from the Media Scene:
Trends in Newsrooms 2006: A Practical Guide for Cutting-edge Editors

What are the latest developments in citizen journalism? How can newspapers reconnect with their readers? What threats do Internet companies pose to the traditional press?

“Trends in Newsrooms 2006”, the second annual report by the World Editors Forum, studies these and more of the most pressing issues facing newspaper editorial staff in the digital age (

The 150-page report (print and PDF versions) is based on the best articles from the Editors Weblog (, an online publication of the World Editors Forum that tracks and analyzes the major stories affecting newsrooms around the world.

In addition to the articles taken from the Weblog, Trends in Newsrooms 2006 includes original essays, articles and commentary from media experts:

- In the report’s introduction, the author of “The Vanishing Newspaper”, Philip Meyer, and Daily Telegraph columnist, Roy Greenslade, square off in a debate about the uncertain future of newspapers. Will print still exist in 10 years?

Trends in Newsrooms 2006 is available now. For more info and order forms, go to The 150-page report is part of the World Editors Forum Membership. For non-members, the report’s price is 139 euros. Special prices for academics and libraries.