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ABC’s Job Cut of 300: Throwing in the Towel on the Old Business Model | Newsonomics Kevin: Ken Doctor writes about the expected cuts of about 300 jobs at ABCNews in the US. (Out of a current headcount of 1400.) "I’ve placed ABC among the Digital Dozen companies, those with more than 500 news staffers, those with the potential of… Read more →

The cost of inauthentic communities

Roger Martin has an excellent post on Harvard Business Review that looks back at how business executives used to be embedded in the community they served but are now disconnected from it, as are the businesses they work for. It is a must read. In the 60s, business were smaller, executives knew their customers and their staff. Shareholders were in… Read more →