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The health and life sciences site is in talks with other newspapers about republishing its coverage in print.
“If you look out at the media landscape today, it’s harder and harder for advertising to support media brands.”
“Circulation of our print newspapers will continue to fall, a certainty we allowed for when purchasing them.”
The news was mostly bad for publishers and news organizations last year.
The Boston Globe is doing just that, and it seems to be working. It might be the foundation of a sustainable revenue model for local newspapers.
Led by former New York Times editor Rick Berke, the site wants to cover life sciences for the masses.
The pricetag would be high, but it might be worth it to reassemble one part of the old newspaper bundle — tying together local news and local services.
The Boston Globe is betting that Crux, a standalone Catholic news site, will serve a new, global audience.
For decades, newspapers moved from local ownership to nationwide chains. Now, the shift is in the other direction — with the help of your friendly neighborhood billionaire.
As a small band of ex-Posties launch the much watched Vox, the paper’s top editor sees better days ahead for many outlets new and old.