Hugh McGuire

publishing, technology, media, philosophy, a bit of politics.

saving newspapers, one post at a time

I wrote a long piece partially about how newspapers might be able to save themselves, a while back. Here’s another thought: advertising is where newspapers make their money, with local ads and classified making up a big percentage of the dough. What if newspapers leveraged their existing ad networks, to build a localized advertising platform […]

multipolar globe

Parag Khannan has a compelling piece in New York Times Magazine about the passing of America’s sole superpower moment, and the new multipolar order, with China and the US vying for a share of the global pie, with EU playing both off against each other in the middle, and cashing the checks: Robert Kagan famously […]