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Are Newspapers Finally Figuring Out How To Reward Their Best Customers?By Clay Shirky

January 5, 2012


This may be the year where newspapers finally drop the idea of treating all news as a product, and all readers as customers. SEE ALSO: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Will Launch Metered Paywall One early sign of this shift was the 2010 launch of paywalls for the London Times and Sunday Times. These involved no new […]

Hearst U.S. Digital Biz ‘Solidly Profitable For The First Time’ In ‘11

January 4, 2012


In a New Year letter to employees, Hearst president David Carey reiterated that the company’s target this year is to reach over 1 million paid digital subscribers per month. The full letter: SEE ALSO: Hearst’s Carey: We Will Have One Million Paying Digital Subscribers In 2012 January 3, 2012 Dear Colleagues, Welcome to 2012! I […]

Alpha female of The New York Times

December 11, 2011


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 […]

Media Bitch’s Diary 2 December

December 4, 2011


This week, Media Bitch goes to glamorous Luton, threatens Christian O’Connell with a smacked bottom, gets mobile with Mark “Gravy” Jarvis, and learns that one her media chums has been caught by the fuzz. Richard Desmond: targeting the white van man? White van man Bitch loves the glamour of her job and no more so […]