Newspaper restructuring — think steel, cars and airlines

The Journal Register newspaper chain has filed for bankruptcy for a second time, which some say means its “digital first” vision is flawed. But all it really means is that the kind of transformation required for the newspaper business will be measured in decades.

Is John Paton the savior newspapers have been waiting for?

John Paton has been pushing an aggressive “digital first” strategy at the Journal-Register Co., and now he has been named the chief executive of Media News, the second-largest newspaper chain in the U.S. Is he the savior that the newspaper business has been waiting for?

For Newspapers, the Future Is Now: Digital Must Be First

As newspapers struggle to stay afloat and remake themselves for a web-based world, many debate how much emphasis they should put on digital vs. their traditional print operations. John Paton, CEO of the Journal Register group of newspapers, says the time for debate is over.