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There’s one good thing about the newspaper industry decline — more innovation is happening by Mathew Ingram

October 1, 2013


UMMARY: Despite the fact that they are in financial distress — or perhaps because of that distress — both the Boston Globe and the Washington Post are experimenting with some interesting new formats for finding and displaying the news.

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

August 14, 2013


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 […]

Jeff Bezos and his journalists By Felix Salmon – CJR

August 11, 2013


I’m a huge admirer of Jeff Bezos, and the way in which he has managed to dodge the biggest pitfall facing the managers of public companies: rather than maximize short-term profits, he instead has concentrated — with enormous success — on building long-term value. Amazon is now worth about $140 billion, or more than 500 […]

Audit Notes: Boston Globe bids, WSJ flops at BuzzFeed, News Corp.

July 4, 2013


Bloomberg News gets some details on The New York Times’s impending sale of The Boston Globe and Worcester Telegram & Gazette. The papers posted ebitda of about $20 million on $395 million in revenue last year. It’s unclear what the papers’ operating profit. Reuters reports it made a “small” one. The Globe reports that the papers got at least six separate bids, mostly from Boston-area […]

El periodismo largo se escribe el formato e-book

May 17, 2013


Los medios de comunicación están aprendiendo sobre la marcha cómo y para qué utilizar los libros electrónicos. Los esfuerzos parecen definir un negocio con muchas posibilidades que pasan por la creación de publicaciones de ficción, recursos educativos y grandes reportajes. Los medios de comunicación están haciendo grandes esfuerzos para adaptarse a los nuevos hábitos de […]

Changing trains: The Local East Village, NYU’s hyperlocal blog, moves from The New York Times to New York magazine

March 22, 2013


NEW YORK — New York University’s hyperlocal East Village blog has found a new home and a new name. After a two-and-a-half-year partnership with The New York Times, the newspaper is shutting down The Local: East Village and NYU is launching a similar collaboration with New York magazine. Coming later this spring: Bedford + Bowery, a blog that will expand its focus […]

ALERT: ‘Post’ to charge for content

March 21, 2013


The Washington Post announced on Monday that, from the summer, it would be erecting apaywall, permitting web readers to access up to 20 articles a month for free but charging for further access. Paywalls are familiar to US newspaper readers with the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times and the Boston Globe […]