Biz journal publisher: We chart the course for our readers
Jonathan Aberman of Federal News Radio spoke with Washington Business Journal publisher Peter Abrahams about the paper and the local economy.
Here is an excerpt:
ABERMAN: What’s the role of the Washington Business Journal in today’s media landscape?
ABRAHAMS: Well, I think we look at our business in a couple different ways. First of all, you know, our responsibility is to report on the facts. I think that, like any good journalistic institution, we want to provide, really, a picture of what’s happening in greater Washington business. From the business side, our goal is to really help businesses grow and expand, and understand the marketplace, to draw that map for them. So they’re really charting the course for what the future looks like, and we provide hopefully, you know, some good guidance on that based on what we cover, how our events are laid out, all the marketing options we have. It’s really a mix. I mean, that’s the way we look at our businesses on both sides of that equation.
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