Who will pay for quality journalism?

Eric Beecher, a former editor of The Sydney Morning Herald, says its publishing company, Fairfax, is dying.

In a lengthy article in The Monthly (3600 words), he explains why and ponders questions about the kind of medium that will replace newspapers and the business model that will pay for quality journalism.


Eric Beecher is the publisher of Crikey.
He is a former editor of The Sydney Morning Herald and former editor-in-chief of The Herald and Weekly Times.