Publishers and journalists must work together to save journalism
Hardly a day passes without an announcement by one newspaper publisher or another that jobs must go, titles must be merged and offices must be closed.
Cutbacks have been the reality of the news trade in Britain for the best part of 20 years at national, regional and local level. And the same story has been unfolding in the USA, Canada, Australia and most European countries.
The cause, as we all know, is the onward march of the digital revolution. We who praise its advance cannot also help but lament its disruption.