By Buenos Aires Times
Greetings dear reader and welcome to the first edition of the Buenos Aires Times, a new weekly 16-page publication that you will find inside your copy of Perfil, every Saturday. In lieu of a first editorial speaking as the voice of this new, fledgling newspaper (it seems a little early to start giving our opinion), I thought it better to write to you, the reader, directly.
The practice of journalism, of reporting the news, has changed drastically in recent years, both in terms of how it is carried out and how the news finds it way to a reader. The situation is common knowledge: print outlets are gradually disappearing from the landscape and most media groups are searching for business models that work in the 24/7 digital environment. They are most certainly not investing in print.
But today, as the seasons begin to change and the first days of Spring arrive, Editorial Perfil embarks upon a new path and tentatively places its foot into the wide waters of English-language journalism — a first for this media group — with this humble offering.
So let us now address the elephant in the room. Why would anyone wish to... (Read More)