We usually focus news of comings and goings on this site solely on major metropolitan dailies, but we’ll make an exception for Lloyd’s List, which claims to be the world’s oldest daily newspaper and which is going out of print at the end of this year. The paper, which originated as a list of ship arrivals, […]
UMMARY: Despite the fact that they are in financial distress — or perhaps because of that distress — both the Boston Globe and the Washington Post are experimenting with some interesting new formats for finding and displaying the news.
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.
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 […]
Newspaper Crisis Hits Germany By Cordt Schnibben It came to Germany almost a decade later than America, but the newspaper crisis is sweeping the country, with plummeting circulations and revenues. The German news media must reinvent itself in order to retain readers. Three decades ago, the editors of the Munich daily Abendzeitung produced a newspaper each day […]
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 […]
This week MediaGuardian 25, our survey of Britain’s most important media companies, covering TV, radio, newspapers, magazines, music and digital, looks at Telegraph Media Group. Telegraph Media Group has weathered the economic downturn relatively well, continuing to turn a handsome profit while the rival publishers of serious national newspapers have been wading in red ink. However, like its […]