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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 […]

the Future of Journalism Chapter 9 of 10: Future of TV News By Gerry Storch

February 8, 2012

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– Network News Going, Going But Not Gone – CNN Probably OK, Fox in Good Shape – But There’ll Always Be Local TV News   Both parts of TV news are changing hard and fast. The TV part … And the news part. You don’t even need a TV anymore to watch TV news as […]

Academics Revolt Against Elsevier’s Journal Pricing

February 7, 2012

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By Robert Andrews @robertandrews Academics are staging a mini-revolt against science and medical journal publisher Elsevier’s terms, and analysts fear the movement could hit parent Reed Elsevier. Over 4,000 researchers have signed a petition against Elsevier practices including charging libraries for bundles of journals rather than individual titles. They also object to Elsevier’s apparent stance […]

The New York Times’ About.com: From All-Star To Albatross

February 4, 2012

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About.com is in free fall. The New York Times (NYSE: NYT) revealed yesterday that its network of information sites suffered a 67% drop in profits and that revenues had fallen by a quarter. The new figures come at a time when the New York Times Company is trying to forge a digital strategy based on […]

the Future of Journalism Chapter 8 of 10: Future of Print Advertising By Gerry Storch

February 1, 2012

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— Age of Trialogue: Narrowcasting, Not Broadcasting – The Customer Becomes Your Pal – Media Must Blend Print, Website Efforts   Talk about your world being turned upside-down … if you’re a print media ad person, that is … It used to be One-to-Many … one powerful advertiser sending a message to many quiet recipients. […]

Gannett Misses Earnings Targets On Special Charges, Digital Revenue Up

January 31, 2012

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Gannett (NYSE: GCI) Co. posted lower than expected earnings for the fourth quarter of 2011 after incurring special charges related to workforce restructuring and asset write-downs. A report also showed that its newspaper empire continues to struggle but that its digital business is up 11 percent for the year. Gannett posted earnings of $0.49 a […]

Why CNN’s Digital Strength May Cause Problems For Fox

January 30, 2012

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CNN has become a prime-time ratings afterthought in the cable news business it started three decades ago, as Fox (NSDQ: NWS) News continues to dominate a traditional television realm mostly supported by older viewers. But online and on mobile, the tables are turned.   Driven by a flurry of big breaking-news events in 2011 – […]

Arianna Huffington : « Nous nous donnons deux ans pour être rentable en France »

January 27, 2012

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« Le Huffington Post donne accès au meilleur du Web, grâce à des liens vers d’autres médias. » Vous lancez le Huffington Post en France sur un marché de l’information en ligne déjà bien encombré : comment allez-vous vous différencier ? Le Huffington Post, c’est une combinaison de contenus originaux , d’agrégation, de blogs et […]

the Future of Journalism Chapter 7 of 10: Future of Reading By Gerry Storch

January 26, 2012

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Future of Digital Delivery and Readers – Digital Delivery Could Save Papers, Mags – E-Readers: Whole World in Your Hands – The Revolution Has Just Begun   “He’s got the whole world, in his hands … “He’s got the whole wide world, in his hands …” And now, for the first time in history, this […]

Australian writers urged to avoid the Huffington Post ?

January 26, 2012

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Jared Owens From: The Australian November 28, 2011 12:00AM The Huffington Post. Picture: AP Source: AP AUSTRALIAN writers should boycott The Huffington Post when its local operation launches, according to a US author. Jonathan Tasini, president emeritus of the New York-based National Writers Union, is among thousands of unpaid contributors attempting to recover a share […]

Building a case for premium content by Rob O’Regan’s Blog

January 26, 2012

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Premium content is making a comeback. The signs are appearing with more frequency, across multiple digital channels: Tablets: Content is experiencing a bit of a renaissance on the iPad and other tablets. Publishers including Condé Nast, Hearst Magazines, and Bonnier have announced significant increases in digital subscriptions. Earlier this week, the UK’s Future Publishing told […]