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Times and Sunday Times move to merge online

December 11, 2012


The Times and the Sunday Times are set to merge their online teams, in a move that is being seen as a precursor to a wider, more comprehensive union of the two editorial operations. As Roy Greenslade at the Guardian notes, the original decision to keep them separate (made at the behest of Sunday Times […]

Newspaper cuts number of free online articles

March 22, 2012


A year after it began charging for full access to its website, The New York Times is cutting the number of articles available for free from 20 per month to 10. The Times says the change takes effect in April. The publisher offers three unlimited access plans, ranging in price from $ 15 a month […]

To survive online, newspapers are seeking a worldwide audience

March 21, 2012


IN JANUARY the New York Times lost its top spot in comScore’s ranking of the world’s biggest newspaper websites to Britain’s Daily Mail. The Times sniffed at the accuracy of comscore’s figures, which exaggerate the Mail’s online audience by including a personal-finance site that the paper owns. But the battle to be biggest reflects a […]

News International signs seven-figure deal with Global Radio

February 6, 2012


News International, publisher of The Sun and The Times, has signed a seven-figure partnership deal with Global Radio, which will include at least six months of activity across a variety of stations such as Capital FM and Classic FM. Breakfast show duo: Dave Berry and Lisa Snowdon of 95.8 Capital FM London The deal has […]

Paywall: Falling ad sales in print have fuelled need for a new source of revenue

December 28, 2011


Mr. Crovitz says Press+ started the year with 20 clients for its service. It now has roughly 220 – Postmedia and Torstar among them – and for 2012 has already surpassed that, with 300 planned launches in the works. Traditionally, advertising was what held a newspaper’s business together, accounting for 70 to 80 per cent, […]

Paying for the news: Media companies push online readers to open their wallets – SUSAN KRASHINSKY MEDIA REPORTER

December 28, 2011


Canada became everyone’s digital-media guinea pig in 2011. The Huffington Post launched its first international edition here, spring-boarding its global expansion. And Netflix used its growth in Canada as a model for taking its service across Latin America and into the United Kingdom. But perhaps most striking of all, when the most famous name in […]

Paywall TIMES: Pay or Free Content: the PAIDCONTENT MODELS – BY Jorgen Sundberg

December 15, 2011


Newspapers used to have one very simple business model: produce good journalism, print copies and sell them to people. Then along came the internet and suddenly these same newspapers started giving all their content away free. They were hoping to gain advertising revenue online but have failed to break even from their ventures. Here’s a […]