Browsing All posts tagged under »Los Angeles Times«

Independent Media and Dependent Media By Dean Starkman

August 11, 2013


No one in their right mind claims to know how this is all going to go, but all agree that the landmark purchase of The Washington Post by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos ushers in a brave new world for the American press. Billionaire John Henry just bought the Boston Globe for a song and will fold it into his sports empire. The billionaire […]

Los Graham, los últimos de un club de editores

August 7, 2013


THE NEW YORK TIMES. – 07/08/13 Con la venta a Bezos, los Graham dejan a los Sulzberger, propietarios del The New York Times, como la última familia de un club que alguna vez comprendió a los Chandler (Los Angeles Times), los Copley (San Diego Tribune) o los Bancroft (Wall Street Journal). También llega a su fin […]

Hyperlocal: California newspaper defies industry wisdom to stay alive – and prospers

August 3, 2013


Conventional media wisdom posits several ways for a newspaper to commit suicide. It can drive up costs by multiplying staff and pagination. It can prioritise print over digital. It can erect a hard paywall to seal itself from the internet. Or, if you are the Orange County Register, you can do all three. TheCalifornia daily did so […]

Why US newspaper publishers favour paywalls

January 1, 2013


Paywalls are becoming increasingly prevalent at newspaper websites across the United States. Eleven of the country’s largest-selling 20newspapers are either charging for access or have announced plans to do so. They include America’s top four titles: the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times. Gannett, the largest US chain, expanded its paywall to almost all of […]

How paywalls affect social media efforts at 5 news sites by Mallary Jean Tenore

December 19, 2012


Several news sites have implemented paywalls in the past year, and the trend continues into 2012. The Los Angeles Times launched its paywall on Monday, and Gannett recently announced that all of its papers except for USA Today will be behind a paywall by the end of the year. As more news sites consider subscription […]

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 […]

The (de-)evolution of newsroom training

October 24, 2012


by Susan Johnston As media outlets struggle for survival, many have reduced or eliminated staff training budgets. And with the increased demands of a 24/7 news cycle and expectations of multimedia reporting, journalists aren’t happy about it. In fact, a Knight Foundation survey released last month revealed that almost a quarter of the 660 active […]

Paywall Times: Chicago Tribune sets charge for online content

October 20, 2012


The Chicago Tribune will begin charging consumers for accessing its online content, the newspaper said Thursday. The paywall plan was outlined in a memo to employees Thursday and offers digital only subscriptions at $14.99 per month, the newspaper said. Seven-day print subscribers will continue to have unlimited online access at no additional charge. Home delivery […]

Paywall Times: Chicago Tribune website to get new look & WALL

June 28, 2012


The Chicago Tribune is launching a redesigned website that will give it the ability to sell digital subscriptions in the future. TRIBUNE PHOTO 2010 The Tribune is launching a redesigned website that will remain free for now but give it the ability to sell digital subscriptions in the future. Registration soon will be required to […]

News organizations exaggerate the size of their overseas newsrooms

June 10, 2012


The Washington Post has 16 foreign “bureaus,” and 12 of them consist of just a single reporter, according to the newspaper’s website. The four remaining bureaus all consist of two journalists. Is the Post using the word bureau a bit loosely? One Post reporter, Sudarsan Raghavan in Nairobi, is listed as the paper’s “bureau chief […]

Audit Notes: the rise of circulation, LAT’s Facebook trend, mobile ads

May 31, 2012


Ken Doctor pieceon how circulation is becoming the most-important revenue stream at newspapers is a must-read: Unexpectedly, newspapers — of all things — are becoming the leaders in reader-supported media. As the public journalism movement (the enterprising start-ups led by the likes of The Texas Tribune, California Watch, and MinnPost) and public media (née public […]

Newspapers’ culture clash, and paywalls pick up momentum

March 9, 2012


By Mark Coddington Cultural roots of news’ revenue problems: Pew’s Project for Excellence in Journalism released this week one of the more interesting of its recent studies on the financial state of newspapers: It used (anonymized) private data from 38 newspapers and numerous interviews to paint a picture of how newspapers are fitting together the revenue puzzle […]