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PANDA, the four-year-old Knight News Challenge-winning newsroom application for storing and analyzing large data sets, still has a respectable community of users, but could now use a new longterm caretaker.
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Austin Beutner was fired as the Times’ publisher last year after he clashed with its parent company over strategy.
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The San Francisco Chronicle has embarked on a new membership program aimed at increasing reader loyalty, and the renewal rate.
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“Women are not ascending to the top jobs in any media sector at anywhere near the rate they’re entering the journalism school pipeline.” Ann Marie Lipinski
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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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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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The Internet is supposed to be all about unbundling. But in the new digital economy, is there room for new, smarter rebundling?
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The largest paywall provider in the United States is up for sale. What does the future hold as paywalls grow beyond being all-the-content firehoses?
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Sure, you can make more money by selling your products to more people. But you can also make more money by selling more products. Smart news companies are doing just that.
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The lesson now dawning on publishers worldwide is that their reliance on advertising as the major support of their news businesses is all but over.
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Hoping to redefine “trade publication,” Digiday launches Glossy, a vertical to cover disruption in fashion
“I hate the term ‘trade publication,’ because it implies being a boring cheerleader for the industry.”
0Chasing subscriptions over scale, The Athletic wants to turn local sports fandom into a sustainable business — starting in Chicago
“It’s very easy today to be click-driven and produce articles that don’t have a lot of substance or depth and don’t cost that much to produce, but that dynamic is disappointing for fans who want higher-quality content.”
0A year in at Vox, Recode looks at its future: Video, distributed content, more podcasts, and no /
“There’s a huge opportunity to be a widely read, digitally native business site that uses tech as our lens, and I don’t think that’s out there.”
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