The temporarily reassigned New York Post EIC has spoken Down Under. Addressing about 60 News Corp. Australia newspaper editors gathered Wednesday at HarperCollins headquarters in Sydney, Col Allan delivered an emphatic ten-minute rallying cry.
Allan urged them to rely on their instincts about their newspapers and what readers want and to not be beholden to “the data”.
And he told the editors and senior editorial staff from around the country that their newspapers had become too similar and they needed to produce titles that were differentiated from each other.
Previously on FishbowlNY:
NY Post Editor Col Allan Being Sent to Australia