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Publishing Hears Echoes of Netflix Business Model

September 3, 2013

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By JEFFREY A. TRACHTENBERG Offering unlimited television shows and music for a flat monthly fee has worked for Netflix Inc. and Spotify AB. Will it work in the book industry?   It is a question of intensifying debate in the publishing industry right now, as two digital startups plan launches of rival e-book subscription services […]

Technology Industry Extends a Hand to Struggling Print Media By NICK WINGFIELD

August 14, 2013

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<nyt_text> From classifieds to display ads to subscriptions, the digital age has broken the financial pillars of print journalism, leaving the industry struggling to stand on its own. Enlarge This Image James Best Jr./The New York Times   Multimedia Who Just Bought The Washington Post? Related Bezos Brings Promise of Innovation to Washington Post(August 7, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Los Graham, los últimos de un club de editores

August 7, 2013

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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 […]

Audit Notes: Boston Globe bids, WSJ flops at BuzzFeed, News Corp.

July 4, 2013

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Bloomberg News gets some details on The New York Times’s impending sale of The Boston Globe and Worcester Telegram & Gazette. The papers posted ebitda of about $20 million on $395 million in revenue last year. It’s unclear what the papers’ operating profit. Reuters reports it made a “small” one. The Globe reports that the papers got at least six separate bids, mostly from Boston-area […]

The Best Business Writing 2013

July 4, 2013

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Compiling the Best Business Writing series each year reliably brings the pleasures of the eclectic and unexpected. But it also can deliver deeper insights into troubling undercurrents in American business life. Editors get lucky that way sometimes. The great American editor Samuel S. McClure, had one of the great “Who Knew?” moments a century ago, […]