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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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The Economist’s Tom Standage on digital strategy and the limits of a model based on advertising
“The Economist has taken the view that advertising is nice, and we’ll certainly take money where we can get it, but we’re pretty much expecting it to go away.”
579What USA Today Sports learned covering the Final Four on Periscope and Snapchat
These new platforms are optimized for realtime news on phones, but there are lots of questions for news organizations — from what content to share to how to measure their effectiveness.
410Journalists shouldn’t lose their rights in their move to private platforms
The shift to distributed content means concepts like fair use are increasingly in the hands of private companies — like SoundCloud.
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