Survey identifies newspaper editors’ priorities

Take heed of these results as you prepare your next PR pitch. Editors, according to the survey, are suffering ‘frustrated resignation.’ But there is a silver lining.

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That’s according to the results of an American Society of News Editors and American Press Institute survey. The findings, as you may expect, were super gloomy—but not without a silver lining:

Philosophically, [newspaper editors] are committed to their fundamental, First Amendment roles. Pragmatically, they will do what it takes to weather the industry’s transformation as it struggles in the new “print dollars to digital dimes” world.

In short, these editors embrace the future, rise to the challenges and are determined to succeed.

As determined, it would seem, as Sisyphus.

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