Why digital disparity persists

The “digital divide” is not defined solely by geography. Income matters too. State-of-the-art infrastructure will not bring broadband access to those who cannot afford it.

A plight years in the making

The Rochester Historical Society’s finances have been spiraling downward, imperiling its collections. The chief causes: misguided self-reliance and difficulty adapting to modern fundraising realities.

Is the Democrat and Chronicle facing an existential challenge?

Operating in a deeply troubled industry a much smaller Gannett was ripe for the hostile buyout offer from Digital First Media, owned by Alden Global Capital. If Alden has its way, the D&C will soon contain many fewer local stories of any sort written by local reporters.