New book: Hearts and Minds: Harnessing Leadership, Culture, and Talent to Really go Digital

News organisations have been on a digital transformation journey for two decades.  Strategies and business models are now mostly clear, but progress is slow and successful digital pivots an anomaly.  Having a strategy is not the same as achieving it:  implementation means moving from rational plans to the messy realities of human action, to a complex set of intertwined changes in how organisations are led, structured and staffed, and in how people in them think, act and take decisions. Taking the central themes of Leadership, Culture, Gens Y and Z, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, … Read more

Transformation Manifesto. 9 Priorities for Now

This is an urgent call to action for all of us who lead newsrooms to seize this moment and make every change we might have been hesitating over. Lucy’s insight comes from unparalleled access to news operations around the world, so you know that you are learning from the experiences of your peers. Her judgement is as flawless as it comes. (Polly Curtis, Managing Director PA Media) This is a rare reset moment. Covid-19 has been a crisis on so many levels, but it is also a huge opportunity – … Read more

Podcast – How Silicon Valley has changed journalism

In this episode, we hear from Lucy Kueng. She’s one of the go-to names for macro and micro industry analysis, a Google Digital News Senior Research Fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, and has a tonne of other roles in the industry that allow her to see the bigger picture. Visit Media Voices Podcast for full article.