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Another wall tumbles: The Dallas Morning News

October 1, 2013

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SUMMARY: The Dallas Morning News has become the second major paper to pull down the paywall around its news, saying the strategy failed to generate enough reader interest. It’s still going to try selling a premium service though.

10 ways newspapers could do better

October 1, 2013

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Every leadership team of every news organization should take this list from Inc. of what customers will pay more for and rate themselves. My sense from reading industry news is that, as a whole, newspapers rate a C-, and I’m probably being generous. Here’s my evaluation. I wish you would weigh in. 1. Your product […]

‘Huffington Post’ + New York Times, Twitter under Cyber Atttack By Syryan Group

August 28, 2013

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 By Gerry Shih and Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Media companies, including the New York Times, Twitter and the Huffington Post, lost control of some of their websites Tuesday after hackers supporting the Syrian government breached the Australian Internet company that manages many major site addresses. The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), a hacker group […]

Conversion Rate Lessons for Newspaper Paywalls July 18th, 2010

August 14, 2013

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Paywalls are a hot topic online at the moment. In the UK The Times has recently put their whole site behind a pay wall and in early 2011 the New York Times is set to also go behind a pay wall. Both of these sites will join sites such as the Wall Street Journal which […]

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

August 14, 2013

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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 […]

Nonprofit funding can’t solve our foreign-coverage problem

August 11, 2013

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By David Conrad CJR Not long ago, some 20 news organizations decided which foreign news stories should be covered for the American audience. These outlets, from The New York Times and major television networks to regional dailies like The Miami Herald and The Boston Globe, had bureaus around the world and layers of experienced reporters and editors. Today, two nonprofits—the International Reporting […]

Can Aaron Kushner save the Orange County Register—and the newspaper industry? – By Ryan Chittum – CJR

August 11, 2013

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Rob Curley, one of the more prominent digital journalists of the last decade, had just about had it with newspapers. Tired of laying people off and trading print dollars for digital dimes, he quit his job as chief content officer of the Las Vegas Sun last summer to take an executive job at a real-estate company. But […]