Investing resources in digital platforms is important for print-media outlets. But executives of most large newspapers are still talking about the value of their traditional products, Barnett Wright, executive editor of The Birmingham Times Media Group, told Alabama Media Professionals members at the group’s monthly meeting Aug. 10.
“We hear that print is dead, and I just don’t believe that,” Wright said during a presentation about digital vs. print. “If you put out a good
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