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Articles by Martin Langeveld

Martin Langeveld spent 30 years in the daily newspaper business, 13 as a publisher, working for a variety of New England papers. He is now a freelance marketing and strategic planning consultant based in Vernon, Vt. Email: newsafternewspapers@gmail.com
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“Every publisher who reads the tea leaves knows the seven-day print model is doomed. Heck, every reader looking at a flimsy Monday or Tuesday paper knows it. Why not take the plunge now, strategically, rather than sometime down the road, out of desperation, when it’s too late?”
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“No grand strategy, no new business models for news will emerge from Omaha. Ultimately, these papers will be closed or sold.”
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“Ultimately, consolidation is just a mop-up strategy — one that simply squeezes out the final remaining profits before the lights are turned out.”
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Instead of a wave of consolidation, the former newspaper publisher argues, JRC’s bankruptcy could be a way for the newspaper industry’s biggest outside investor to continue to exit it.
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Look past Righthaven-related fears, Martin Langeveld argues, and you’ll see the possibilities NewsRight might afford in enabling and automating new ways of redistributing content.
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Keeping Martin Honest: the 2012 edition.
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What the aggressively-priced Kindle Fire will mean for news publishers.
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“I don’t think there’s any newspaper company in America that won’t have fewer people a year from now than they have today, and fewer still in two to three years.”
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Is TapIn BayArea a new prototype for the news industry, reclaiming engagement with local readers on the iPad?
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Alden owns stakes in many of the newspaper industry’s biggest companies. Are its stakes in JRC and MediaNews Group the building blocks for assembling a newspaper conglomerate?
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0The New York Times’ new Slack 2016 election bot sends readers’ questions straight to the newsroom
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020 years ago today, NYTimes.com debuted “on-line” on the web
“We all had a sense that something important was happening, but at the time there were actually very few users. So it was a bet on people getting online and buying more PCs.”
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