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10 Newspapers That Do It Right 2012

March 19, 2012

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by: Kristina Ackermann This year, Editor & Publisher once again placed an open call for readers to submit their ideas, projects, and new ways of thinking that are helping them push through the difficult economic climate and put some dollars back in their wallets, and once again we were impressed with the results. Publishers from […]

The Future of Print Is … Print

March 19, 2012

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by: Nu Yang Even though today’s reader wants to find the latest headlines immediately with just a click of a button, Britain’s satirical newspaper Private Eye has stuck by the phrase “hot off the press” for 50 years. The newspaper doesn’t publish online — if you want to read its content, you have to buy […]

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 […]

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 […]

‘No Decision’ On Sun Paywall In Absence Of NOTW

January 20, 2012

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News Of The World’s closure deprived News International of data on which it could have based a decision to introduce digital fees at the UK’s most popular newspaper. News Of The World relaunched on the web and iPad for £1.99 a month in September 2010, including with SMS payment – ten months before it was […]

Media Salary Survey: Are you being paid what you are worth?

January 13, 2012

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Stuck in one of the worst recessions of all time this year’s salary survey, which has been produced by media recruitment specialist Sylex, paints a slighter brighter picture for the industry. edia Salary Survey: what should you be paid? After a 2010 that finally saw pay and recruitment freezes lifted last year, 2011 was witness […]

The Philadelphia Experiment: Why a media company wants to be a tech incubator

January 13, 2012

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One side effect of downsizing at most newspapers: a surplus of office space. That may be a cold blooded way of seeing the empty desks that haunt newsrooms and advertising departments, but in an era where newspapers get bought largely for the value of their underlying real estate, the fact is that’s square footage that […]

PAYWALL TIMES: Boston.com adds tweets to news feed for Your Town sites By Justin Ellis

January 13, 2012

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The Boston Globe is quietly testing a redesign of its Your Town product on Boston.com to give the locally focused sites a more engaged, real-time feel. And “real-time feel” is short for a blog-like, Twitter-like stream of stories and information. Your Town is a network of 50 sites dedicated to local news in the towns […]

PAYWALL TIMES: Piano Media wants national paywalls all over Europe – Lessons from Slovakia’s experiment include: Don’t charge people who lived under Communism for the ability to comment.

January 10, 2012

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The expansion of Bratislava-based Piano Media into Slovenia is just the beginning of the company’s efforts to bring national paywalls to five European countries by year’s end. Eight Slovene media outlets have agreed to unite behind a single paywall starting Jan. 16. It’s the cable TV model: Pay a flat monthly fee for unlimited access […]

PAYWALL TIMES: Twelve tips for Specialist Media Owners for 2012

January 9, 2012

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Looks like no let-up in the pace of technology change in the media world. Whilst at first sight daunting for the niche, independent consumer or b2b publisher, the reality is that there are now more opportunities than ever before to publish content on many channels worldwide and make money. And the development of low-cost services, […]

The Future of Journalism: Good for You, Scary for Us By Claire Suddath / Chicago

January 9, 2012

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Journalists are confused and scared. We work long hours for relatively unimpressive paychecks — the youngest of us scramble for unpaid internships, most of which don’t even lead to full-time jobs — and we are working in an industry that’s changing so fast that we have to hold panel discussions to figure out what the […]

FUTURE OF JOURNALISM: Think Ink: Why Print is Being Embraced By Designers By D’Arcy Doran

January 9, 2012

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The smell of ink and paper mingle as presses clatter to life on a bleak south London industrial estate, near where Charles Dickens set the climax of Oliver Twist. But this is not a scene from yesteryear. Danny Miller, the 31-year-old managing director of cutting-edge publishers the Church of London, surveys the completed pages. They […]