Following is a memo U.S. newspapers division President Bob Dickey sent to employees today. ...
We’re excited to announce a significant investment in our newsgathering tools. This week, we have purchased thousands of new devices for many of our journalists. These include:
iPhone 4S and related accessories such as microphones to enhance audio for video
iPad2s and lightweight Netbooks
MiFi wireless internet hotspots or tethering via the iPhone
Microphones, cables and other accessories
...Equipment will begin arriving in January; training will start several weeks later. In the next few weeks, each publisher and editor will receive specific guidance on how the equipment will be distributed. ...
Thanks to Jason Sandford for the heads-up on this story.
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