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The Atlantic launches a new ebook division; will sell e-singles and curated collections

May 17, 2013

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The Atlantic is launching a new line of ebooks, “The Atlantic Books,” which will include both “original long-form pieces between 10,000 and 30,000 words, and curated archival collections that span the magazine’s 155-year history and feature some of the best-loved voices in American letters.” The Atlantic Books is the first in a number of planned paid […]

Newsonomics How do U.S. newspapers compare to the symbols of old-business-model decline?: Kodak’s, Sears’, a nd newspapers’

January 13, 2012

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No old-world icon is safe. Just in recent weeks, both Kodak and Sears have percolated back into the news, offering headline writers a dilemma borrowed from the classic Saturday Night Live Weekend Update line, “Generalíssimo Francisco Franco is still dead.” How long have these companies been dying? Yes, it was a surprise sometime a long […]

Highlights Of 2011: The Year In Paid Content, By The Numbers By Staci D. Kramer

December 23, 2011

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By Staci D. Kramer @sdkstl Dec 23, 2011 5:40 AM ET Of the seven years I’ve been writing about our namesake topic here at paidContent, 2011 is the hands-down winner when it comes people paying for digital content. The numbers aren’t all in yet and some of it will be hard to quantify given the […]

OFICIAL: ‘The Huffington Post’ lanzará con EL PAÍS su versión en español

December 15, 2011

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The Huffington Post Media Group y EL PAÍS unirán sus fuerzas para lanzar El Huffington Post, la versión en español de The Huffington Post, la popular web estadounidense de noticias y opinión creada en 2005 por Arianna Huffington y Keneth Lerer. Huffington, presidenta y directora de The Huffington Post Media Group, y Juan Luis Cebrián, […]

A web-first politics site for NBC News: Vivian Schiller on the launch of NBCPolitics.com

December 14, 2011

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By Justin Ellis Email NBC News keeps its political reporting in lots of different places. There’s Chuck Todd on Twitter, in the evening with Brian Williams and the Nightly News Crew, online at MSNBC’s First Read, or your Sunday morning coffee date with David Gregory on Meet the Press. That diffusion is part of why […]

Report: Mobile Surpasses Print in terms of Time Spent, but Ad Dollars Aren’t Following

December 13, 2011

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According to digital measurement firm eMarketer, the time consumers spend on mobile devices has surpasses that of print media for the first time ever, following research in 2010 that pegged the two neck and neck at 50 percent each. Time spent on mobile devices is now an average of 65 minutes a day, compared to […]

This Week in Review: Institutions and news innovation, and papers’ paywall experiments roll on

December 12, 2011

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Plus: A legal test of ‘Are bloggers journalists?’, Facebook’s Timeline and Subscribe, and the rest of the week’s future-of-news reading.

Another Wall x 3: NEWSDAY.COM

December 12, 2011

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Registration Newsday > Services > Registration Already a Newsday subscriber or an Optimum Online customer? Register now or sign in Digital Subscription Package: $4.99/month introductory offer includes 1-month free trial Breaking news 24/7 Live traffic cams Weather reports Sports scores Save & send article features Personalized content Video & photo galleries Digital Subscription Package includes: […]

Another Paywall heralded . Confirm the TREND

December 12, 2011

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ROY Greenslade last week reported: ‘‘Two Glasgow-based newspapers, The Herald and the Sunday Herald, are to charge readers for access to their websites. Users will be able to read 10 articles for free over each four-week period. If they wish to read more, they will have to pay. Think of it as low paywall! The […]

Another click in The Wall and social media is at your fingertips

December 12, 2011

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A SMALL Melbourne web workshop has launched international versions of a website that aggregates online news reports, archives twitter gossip, monitors hashtag popularity, Facebook endorsements and online commentary. A website that brings monitored news and social media together in one place has been launched in Melbourne. Although some media monitors may have thought it was […]

Alpha female of The New York Times

December 11, 2011

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Jill Abramson is too busy to worry about her own appetite. She’s more concerned about other people’s appetites – specifically, her readers’ hunger for news. ANTHONY JENKINS/THE GLOBE AND MAIL It’s a concern that takes up all of her time now, just a couple of months into her new job as executive editor of The […]

New York Times Expands Into Freemium Apps With ‘Election 2012’

December 10, 2011

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As it has done on its website, the New York Times (NYSE: NYT) is experimenting with a mix of free and paid content through its standalone news apps. The newspaper’s new “Election 2012” political news iPhone app is free to download, but most of its content is only available to subscribers. The app provides election […]