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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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New Pew data: More Americans are getting news on Facebook and Twitter
A new study from the Pew Research Center and Knight Foundation finds that more Americans of all ages, races, genders, education levels, and incomes are using Twitter and Facebook to consume news.
701Newsonomics: The halving of America’s daily newsrooms
If you’re lucky enough to have the right deep-pocketed owner buy your paper and steady it, you’ve won the lottery. If you’re in a town whose paper is owned by the better chains, or committed local ownership, your loss will probably be mitigated. Otherwise, you’re out of luck.
551“Modern” homepage design increases pageviews and reader comprehension, study finds
A new report from the Engaging News Project shows that users prefer modular, image-heavy homepage designs.
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