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Guardian appointment prompts paywall speculation

June 4, 2013


The Independent By GIDEON SPANIER The departing chief executive of Virgin Media, Neil Berkett, has been named chairman of Guardian Media Group, sending a powerful signal that its loss-making flagship newspaper could soon charge for its website. During his six-year tenure at Virgin, New Zealand-born Mr Berkett focused on persuading customers to buy more services […]

WhatsApp cobrará 0.99 anual luego del período de prueba

March 17, 2013


Muchos usuarios del muy extendido sistema de mensajería instantánea para celulares WhatsApp se han venido encontrando en los últimos días con una sorpresa: un mensaje les avisa que el plazo de uso gratuito de la aplicación está próximo a caducar, y que para seguir usándola deberán pagar. Aunque por ahora el monto fijado es más […]

Content economics, part 1: advertising by Felix Salmon

February 23, 2013


ack in December, Peter Kafka summed up the most important question with regards to the future of online advertising. Do advertising dollars ultimately end up where people spend their time, he asked, echoing Kleiner Perkins’ Mary Meeker says, or, paceBernstein Research’s Todd Juenger, is that a “fallacy”? I’m with Juenger on this one. As he says, “time spent […]

John Paton: “There will always be a bigger advertising pie than a subscription pie, always”

February 21, 2013


  Given the plethora of innovation in the news industry, it would an exciting time if it wasn’t for one pesky question: How are we going to foot the bill for digital journalism? John Paton, CEO of Digital First Mediaand seeker of the holy grail for a sustainable business model for the news industry, claims that the […]

Audited Media: “tablets are the most important digital channel for their publication’s future.”

December 17, 2012


A new survey from the Alliance for Audited Media (formerly the Audit Bureau of Circulations) finds that newspaper and magazine publishers’ digital businesses are gradually becoming profitable, and 63 percent say “tablets are the most important digital channel for their publication’s future.” A large annual survey of magazine and newspaper publishers finds that 90 percent […]

Circa’s David Cohn on writing mobile-first news by Susan Johnston

December 11, 2012


When the much-ballyhooed news app launched in October some reviewers predicted it would change the way we consume news. Others wrote less favorably about the company, which raised $750,000 in seed funding, and its (currently) free product. is a new type of hybrid—original content produced by curating, cutting together and commenting on other […]

La edición digital de “The Economist” se dispara

November 21, 2012


“The Economist” ha confirmado recientemente la descarga  de más de 3 millones de aplicaciones para iOS y Android, lo que ha supuesto un 6% más en los beneficios del primer semestre de 2011 -en torno a los 26,2 millones de libras-. El número de visitas ha aumentado un 45%, hasta los 7 millones, desde Septiembre de […]