As five Gannett newspapers institute sweeping changes across their
newsrooms, the goal is to better attract an audience of 25- to
45-year-olds, a Gannett executive told Poynter via phone.
That means reaching readers beyond print.
Freeing up resources for quality reporting that’s responsive to
online audiences will allow the newspapers to be “each community’s top
source of investigative journalism, of public-service journalism,” said
Kate Marymont, Gannett’s vice president for news. How are these
newsrooms able to double down on reporting? “We’re going to invest the
fewest resources necessary in production,” she said....