Lee Abrams Isn't Playing Anymore

In his latest "think piece," Tribune Co. Chief Innovation Officer Lee Abrams draws a line in the sand for EVERYone in the company's newsrooms (including the Sun-Sentinel):

Revolutions are about "we". The leaders need to engage EVERYone. And EVERYone needs to engage the cause. You are either WITH the revolution or AGAINST it. You will either be embraced by the company and win or the company will beat you. No middle ground. If you are IN--cool--Bear down for battle. If you are OUT---Cool--Good luck with your future. Just figure out where you want to be... Middle ground wastes EVERONES time.

Abrams' entire screed appears after the jump.

Also today, Editor & Publisher has a story about yet another partnership between the Palm Beach Post, Sun-Sentinel, and Miami Herald, this one with Florida International University. They are creating something called the South Florida News Service, with news stories reported by students. This is smart and definitely geat for the school, but in these tough economic times, you have to carry some cynicism. Will this help lead to more job losses in the three newsrooms? We'll see. 

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Bob Norman
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