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It’s an add-on to paywalls: If you’re not willing to buy a digital subscription, perhaps you’ll be willing to just answer a question or two?
In the U.S. and abroad, a new set of B2B media products are showing there’s room for growth in niches — and that there’s new power in incumbency.
“If we could start to really connect people around story ideas before they’re reported, in a way that makes sense and is using technology in a savvy way and make it efficient to do, we would be really interested in doing that.” Caroline O'Donovan
Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon are dominating online advertising. How can publishers find profitable niches in their shadows?
“Casino-driven design is all about reducing friction to participation.”
The Orange County Register is betting on an expanded newsroom and a stronger connection to the community. Will the numbers add up?
The former editor of Voice of San Diego, now a Knight Fellow at Stanford, wants to rethink how journalists think about and find stories in the community.
Across the country, college newspapers are turning into college media companies — and offering more than a few lessons to the pros on how to value both print and apps.
Technology is aiding reporting at both the high and the low ends of the business.
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