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The San Francisco Chronicle has embarked on a new membership program aimed at increasing reader loyalty, and the renewal rate.
“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
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?
Media companies are racing to spin off their declining print businesses. Unfortunately, the way they’re doing so could drag them down further.
The Internet is supposed to be all about unbundling. But in the new digital economy, is there room for new, smarter rebundling?
A newly laid brick wall
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?
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.
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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What happened after 7 news sites got rid of reader comments
Recode, Reuters, Popular Science, The Week, Mic, The Verge, and USA Today’s FTW have all shut off reader comments in the past year. Here’s how they’re all using social media to encourage reader discussion.
699Facebook woos journalists with Signal, a dashboard to gather news across Facebook and Instagram
Signal helps journalists find, source, and embed content from Facebook and Instagram.
672Get AMP’d: Here’s what publishers need to know about Google’s new plan to speed up your website
The speed gains are very real. But do publishers want to trade in the open space of what we’ve known as the web for yet another platform they have little control over?
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