Is the SF Chronicle the beginning of a paywall rollback trend?

August 14, 2013

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Anyone who follows the newspaper industry has gotten pretty used to seeing the launch of new paywalls by now, as publishers try to fight the ongoing decline of their print advertising and circulation revenue. Tuesday saw a publisher move rather sharply in the opposite direction, however, when the San Francisco Chronicle effectively removed the wall […]

Gannett Launches Unique High-Impact Gravity Ad Unit for Mobile After Desktop Success

July 15, 2015

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MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today launched the all-new mobile iteration of its groundbreaking advertising product Gravity, with the high-impact ad unit now available in the USA TODAY native applications for iOS and Android. Developed in-house by Gannett Digital, the Gravity technology revolutionizes how digital video advertising is developed in a customer-centric, integrated fashion on […]

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Creating A New Model of Technology Support for Community Journalism

July 15, 2015

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By Molly de Aguiar and Josh Stearns When we set out to invest in creative experiences in journalism sustainability and community engagement we promised we’d share everything we are learning. We wanted to be sure to document what worked but also, just as importantly, what didn’t work. This is one of those things that didn’t […]

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GEN Elects New President

June 19, 2015

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The GEN Board meeting in Barcelona today elected Peter Bale as the new President of GEN. Peter Bale is the Chief Executive Officer at the Center for Public Integrity, the global nonprofit investigative journalism organisation based in Washington, DC. He joined the Center after three years at CNN International where he ran CNN.com and other digital products outside […]

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La Presse’s Bet on Tablets and Its Crossover Calculus

June 6, 2015

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News of the tablet first came from the west. Steve Jobs celebrated the beginning of this decade with a few thousand of his fans: “We want to kick off the year and introduce a truly magical and revolutionary product.” Then it came from the East, with Rupert Murdoch’s The Daily, the first publication to truly take […]

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What Are They Thinking? Larry Kramer and the Reshaping of Gannett

June 5, 2015

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Will the new Gannett be like the old Gannett? The company is completing its split-up process. The goal: by July 1, the broadcast and digital assets investors covet will spin into TEGNA. That division follows in the broadcast/print separation footsteps of News Corp, Tribune, Media General, Belo and Scripps before it. “Gannett” returns to its […]

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Rebuilding Canada’s Globe and Mail: Business News Leads the Way

June 5, 2015

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TORONTO—“I’ve been in the business for 50 years, and I’ve seen more change in the last three than in any other time. And the biggest difference is data.” That’s what Phillip Crawley, C.E.O. of The Globe and Mail, Canada’s leading national paper, told me when I caught up with him in Toronto, where I recently […]

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Exclusive Glimpse at the Digital News Report 2015

June 4, 2015

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A key moment at this year’s GEN Summit will be the unveiling of the latest data from theReuters Institute Digital News Report. This annual report tracks changing consumer behaviour in 12 countries and is the largest ongoing survey of news consumption in the world. Lead author of the report, Nic Newman, Research Associate at Reuters Institute, […]

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