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70 UK Papers Hit iOS In One Go

March 8, 2012

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Historically slow to innovate their products and their editorial for the digital age, a trio of UK regional news publishers is this week taking its titles to iOS tablets and mobiles in their original form. Archant of the east of England is debuting over 60 of its titles on iTunes Store’s Newsstand. Its Eastern Daily […]

the Future of Journalism Chapter 10 of 10: Journalist of the Future By Gerry Storch

February 29, 2012

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  – Going the Tradigital Route – New Journos Better Be Versatile – Readers Become Part of the Show Let’s meet one … a journalist of the future, only she’s doing it right now. She’s Kirsten Miller, senior Web producer and interactive manager for Fox Chicago News. Are you ready? Here’s what she does. “Every […]

Gannett’s Big Paywall Play: Will It Work?

February 24, 2012

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Gannett (NYSE: GCI) said it is “playing offense” again after years of cuts and contraction. Its touchdown strategy is a sophisticated paywall system that the news giant says will both bolster local news reporting and deliver an extra $100 million in profits. The plan is ambitious, but is it realistic? Gannett announced its plan late […]

Latin America Drives DirecTV’s Growth; 590K New Subs In 3 Months

February 17, 2012

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DirecTV (NYSE: DTV) continues to provide a useful blueprint for other U.S. media companies looking to expand into Latin America. On Thursday, the satellite TV service provider announced that it had added 590,000 subscribers in the region in the fourth quarter, a performance that drove the company’s impressive earnings report during the period. In its […]

News Corp Sees Digital Payments Soften But Not Reverse UK Sales Decline

February 16, 2012

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More than a year and a half after News Corp.‘s flagship UK “quality” papers introduced new paid digital outlets, their effect is becoming clear – they are softening ongoing print circulation declines, but not overturning them. Latest figures issued by News International show The Times and Sunday Times websites, apps and digital editions gathered a […]

HuffPo Blog Formerly Known As Parentlode Will Now Be Called ‘Parentry’

February 13, 2012

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It’s always tough to come up with a unique name for your offspring, but a little lawsuit sure can get the creative juices flowing. And so starting tomorrow, Lisa Belkin’s Huffington Post parenting blog, formerly known as Parentlode, will be called “Parentry.” Lisa Belkin left her popular parenting blog at the New York Times (NYSE: […]

McClatchy Beats Earnings Forecasts, Touts Digital Investments

February 8, 2012

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McClatchy (NYSE: MNI) Company’s fourth quarter operating earnings beat analysts’ predictions, while the newspaper chain also reported an overall boost from investments in online properties like Cars.com and Apartments.com. In figures released this morning, McClatchy announced earnings of $0.49 per share which surpassed analyst predictions of $0.35. Total operating income for the quarter was $90.3 […]