When you have completed your online newspaper you need to evaluate the process of creating a print compared to an online newspaper. Consider the following:
How can an online newspaper attract a broader age group (from teenagers to seniors)
If you were hired by Fairfax newspapers to redesign the content what would you suggest?
Newspapers are also trying to develop platforms on all mobile devices. If you were hired as a mobile producer, what products/platforms would you concentrate upon?
What if newspapers offered a game a week? Would that attract a younger audience?
What about prizes, competitions, giveaways?
Compare The Age with the Daily Beast. What do you think is more appealing?
Write your answers up in your blog.
Read this article regarding the death of newsrooms Chris Hedges_ Gone With the Papers – Chris Hedges’ Columns – Truthdig.