Traditional media maintain quality in spite of changes

Comedy Central, celebrity talk shows, and the Fort-Myers News-Press

Comedy Central, celebrity talk shows, and the Fort-Myers News-Press

Ups

The Wall Street Journal pledges to stay true to its trademark long-form journalism in the face of a 10% news-hole reduction

Comedy Central announces plans to broadcast Lil Bush: Resident of the United States, a political show first produced exclusively for cell-phone distribution

New York Sun reporter wins a court ruling ordering the government to release documents relating to investigations into media leaks after a Freedom of Information Act request went unanswered for eight months

Downs

The New York Times' City section advises staff not to read local community papers so they won't be tempted to steal story ideas

Celebrity-led talk shows, including those of Oprah Winfrey, Dr. Phil, and Martha Stewart, saw viewership drop in 2006

Gannett-owned Fort Myers News-Press blurs the ad sales-editorial divide by asking a reporter to accompany salespeople to meetings with potential advertisers and mandating marketing training for some reporters

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