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Nine publishers have signed on, hoping it’s a way to better monetize mobile traffic they struggle to turn into dollars. But is it a smart adjustment to digital reality — or a surrender?
Rupert Murdoch wants to add Time Warner to his stable of media properties. Seemingly everyone’s looking for an acquisition. What is it about this moment that is pushing everyone to get bigger?
When to trust a theory over hard data, why companies that try to do too much get picked apart by competitors, and why sometimes industries have to learn the same lessons over and over.
The Harvard Business School professor and David Skok discuss how news companies should respond to the Internet.
In this excerpt from his new book Rebuilding the News, he uses the Philadelphia media ecosystem as a lens on what’s happened to local journalism since 2000. C.W. Anderson
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“The big, transformative changes in the industry — the shifts in the habits of readers and advertisers — happened years ago, and since then a kind of uneasy stability has taken hold.” Nicholas Carr
What’s the right way to respond when technology disrupts the position of an established business? The Harvard Business School professor has lessons for the news business from other industries.
Attendees to Netroots Nation 2012 chat in the exhibit hall of the Rhode Island Convention Center during a break between sessions.
The liberal blogosphere isn’t what it used to be, becoming both more institutionalized and more atomized.
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