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“We see HBO going into the podcast business, but we should also look at HBO. We should be focusing on making shows that huge chunks of America will entertain themselves with.”
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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?
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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?
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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.
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The Harvard Business School professor and David Skok discuss how news companies should respond to the Internet.
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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
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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.
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“Nick, you gotta realize: Our jobs are totally made up. I have some ideas as to what her job is going to be, but I have no idea what the day-to-day is going to be.”
0Sports Illustrated’s new app has video “baked into every channel”
“Video is one of the highest priorities we have. We wanted to make it front and center.”
0Quartz sees its readers’ behaviors evolving, so it’s evolving with them: It’s launching its first major app
A Q&A with Quartz publisher Jay Lauf about the business site’s forthcoming app, adblocking, Quartz’s potential sale, and more.
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