Why Netflix is a cautionary tale for papers

From Gigaom: What kinds of lessons can newspapers and other print publishers draw from the experience of Netflix, which has come under fire from users for trying to make the transition from its legacy DVD-rental business to online streaming? Here’s a hint: they’re not good.

Bynum, longtime state editor, dies at 59

James L. “Buddy” Bynum, former editor of The Meridian Star and a former aide to Gov. Haley Barbour and former Congressman Trent Lott, died at his home in Ridgeland. He was 59.

He was editor in Meridian at his hometown paper from 2000-2005. He was a former editor and co-owner of Mississippi Business Journal.