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Did blogging win, influencing the shape of all online media? Or is there room in 2015 for a reinvigoration of what the form — personality, connection, conversation, context — once promised?
“We missed the kind of writing it represents. We missed the kind of audience engagement it represents.”
In the Netherlands and in Germany, two closely watched startups have gone to readers to pay the bills. What lessons from there can be applied elsewhere?
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“It’s not, Hey I’m asking for this money, help me out as a charitable thing. It’s like, You value these stories, you value the work that I do, and you’re going to pay for it.”
From glossy mag to alt weekly to subscription-based blog, the Arkansas Times is “good at change.” Will readers step up to pay for the digital side of a free print weekly?
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