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Articles tagged business model (322)

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Ken Doctor    
At a few smart legacy news companies, there’s digital advertising growth and smart strategy. But most newspaper companies are finding the important numbers are still headed in the wrong direction.
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Ken Doctor    
Questions about “the business model” sound a little different in Ukraine these days. One English-language newspaper is trying to build a sustainable future in an uncertain land.
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Ken Doctor    
The first edition of the Orange County Register’s expansion into the Times’ turf is hot off the presses. Is this about selling papers or positioning for a further shakeout of the newspaper market?
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Ken Doctor    
For decades, newspapers moved from local ownership to nationwide chains. Now, the shift is in the other direction — with the help of your friendly neighborhood billionaire.
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Ken Doctor    
Project Thunderdome is dead and DFM will soon put its newspapers on the auction block. Are the new rounds of investors who bought into newspapers over the past half-decade getting antsy?
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Ken Doctor    
The product is compelling and a big step forward for The New York Times in a number of ways. But can a $2-a-week iPhone app compete with the free and open web?
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Justin Ellis    
Pew’s annual omnibus report finds that the transition to digital, and the influx of new money and new ideas, only represents a sliver of activity in the broader media.
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Ken Doctor    
Newspaper companies made a smart move in the 1990s investing in online auto classifieds. Is selling it off a short-term gain for long-term pain?
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Ken Doctor    
Want a model for news innovation? Look to Scandinavia, where Schibsted is having more success building digital businesses than just about any of its peers. Next on its list: building a web-native TV experience.
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Ken Doctor    
Media companies are racing to spin off their declining print businesses. Unfortunately, the way they’re doing so could drag them down further.
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Ken Doctor    
From a business perspective, the deal — much criticized by net-neutrality advocates — is all about two companies understanding their recent past and preparing for the near future.
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Ken Doctor    
The Internet is supposed to be all about unbundling. But in the new digital economy, is there room for new, smarter rebundling?