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The Globe is the latest paper trying to “once and for all break the stubborn rhythms of a print operation, allowing us to unabashedly pursue digital subscriptions.”
But the site may live on under other management. “We simply haven’t been able to develop the financial model of big-ticket, Catholic-based advertisers that was envisioned when we launched Crux back in September 2014.”
The Boston Globe is doing just that, and it seems to be working. It might be the foundation of a sustainable revenue model for local newspapers.
The Boston Globe is betting that Crux, a standalone Catholic news site, will serve a new, global audience.
The Globe is switching to a metered paywall and turning Boston.com into an independent news site. Now the paper plans to increase its digital presence with new sites covering technology and religion.
BostonGlobe.com is increasing subscribers, and Boston.com is finding new ways to make money. But as buyers look at New England institution, how is it juggling its two-brand strategy?
Will The New York Times Co., in a final act of stewardship, take less money for the Globe if it means selling to a buyer who’ll keep its journalism strong?