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Shows are moving well beyond a simple MP3 file and an RSS feed. But will new data, targeting, discoverability, and social tools push podcasting in the direction of commercial radio? Part 4 of a five-part series on the business of on-demand audio.
Getting revenue directly from listeners is not an immediate priority for most podcast companies. But when payment does arrive, will the money go mostly to producers, networks, or platforms? Part 3 of a five-part series on the business of on-demand audio.
“Being outside looking in, to me, is quite important. I think that, for the audience and also for a lot of the people involved in this, it’s a lifelong feeling of trying to make sense of a world that you’re not necessarily inside of or a part of.”
As Fox’s Dr. Frankenstein exits right, the Murdochs are left to reboot their wounded cable news leader.
“No matter how you are targeting and how effective you are at reaching audience, you need to pay attention to where your ads are running.”
Buy a company, milk the cash flow, sell off assets, shut it down: It can be a profitable formula. Is this the end game for some metro newspapers?
The digital startups were supposed to figure out how to replace the legacy news outlets. Now they’re facing their own headwinds.
Well-intentioned antitrust actions by the Department of Justice are likely to deliver two newspapers to a company with a record of milking papers for profit through deep cutbacks.
As single-minded, profit-driven management drives down the local news business, where is its moral center — the one that long rested, if sometimes uncomfortably, alongside the demands of running a successful business?