"If journalists don't lead the revolution, the beancounters will."
Vickey Williams: "My work ... shows that young journalists intend to leave because the pace of change is too slow.... They are turned off by the tendency of veteran journalists to argue down new ideas, cling to old ways, and avoid risks."
"[P]owerful economic forces, forces that are vastly more complicated than the simplistic drivel about newspaper curmudgeons and their resistance to change, are behind the news industry's malaise today."
Mark Potts: "[T]here's now a lot more to being a journalist than ink-stained wretchery. ... Everybody, at all levels, needs to be thinking strategically and fully understanding where things are headed."
Neil McIntosh: The report of the NUJ multimedia commission "shows a level of understanding completely absent from much of what the union has had to say about the web to date, and is a signficant step forward."
"Office 2.0 attendees say IT workers reluctant to change traditional processes" So very, very true.