Monday, November 06, 2006

From Editors' conference in Glasgow: The future of newspapers is already here

Roy Greenslade isn't given to flattery. But his post on the second session at the Society of Editors' conference in Glasgow this morning gushed with praise:
Rarely has a Society of Editors conference over the years hosted a session in which so many of the contributions were so stimulating and so genuinely informative. The speakers offered both practical guidance based on their own experiences along with some pointers to where we should be going.

Speakers included Simon Reynolds, editor of the Lancashire Evening Post in Preston, who's move to digital was supported in large part by a team from the department of journalism at the University of Central Lancashire. For a summary of the session is available on Gleenslade's GuardianUnlimited blog.