Ken Doctor, a leading news industry analyst, is the author of “Newsonomics: Twelve New Trends That Will Shape the News You Get” (St. Martin’s Press). It’s a handbook for the digital news decade to come. Newsonomics.com, with its new 5Spot feature tracking the trends, is a daily, updated web companion to the book.
As news industry analyst for Outsell, a global research and advisory firm, and through his own Content Bridges company, he covers the transformation of the news media, as it moves from print and broadcast to digital, focusing on changing business models and the journalism created.
In his work as an analyst, consultant and speaker, he focuses on what’s being lost and what’s being gained and on how sustainable models of contemporary journalism can be built. He believes we have now entered the Digital News Decade.
A veteran of the digital news industry, he combines deep experience as an executive in news strategy, revenue models and journalism. His experience includes 21 years with Knight Ridder, as well as time spent in the worlds of magazines, alternative journalism and syndication.