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Mastering Disruptive Innovation in Journalism

Talks February 27, 2013

In a special Nieman seminar on Feb. 27, Harvard Business School Professor Clayton M. Christensen and 2012 Nieman Fellow David Skok, director of Globalnews.ca, spoke about how Christensen's groundbreaking theory of disruptive innovation can be applied to journalism to generate bold solutions for the struggling news industry. Read more

A new way forward for Journalism

News October 17, 2012

Be the disruptor. That’s the clear message in the cover story for the new Fall issue of Nieman Reports in which renowned Harvard Business School professor Clayton M. Christensen, Canadian journalist David Skok, NF ’12, and Harvard Business Review contributor James Allworth apply Christensen’s theory of disruptive innovation to the news industry. By examining why and how successful businesses are undermined by start-ups, they tackle the issue so many news executives have tried to better understand: how to find viable revenue streams for journalism and alter outdated operational strategies for continued success. Read more