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Newsonomics: Newsprint tariffs are a Black Swan event that could speed up the death of U.S. newspapers
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The tariffs increase the cost of newsprint by as much as 30 to 35 percent, though the impact on publishers is highly uneven, with some chains in better shape and the dwindling independents most at risk.
Plus: WeChat now has 1.04 billion monthly active users, shortform video is booming, and a few other significant numbers out of a recent report on the state of the Chinese internet landscape.
“Content is our number-one priority,” Reed said. But he’s unwilling to publicly commit to any new level of funding or staffing to meet that goal.
In both the U.S. and China, more people say they’ll watch matches via live video online than via terrestrial, cable, or satellite television.
Since 2011, the share of Americans’ media consumption that happens in print has dropped about 40 percent. But the share of American ad dollars that go to print has dropped more than 60 percent.
As much of Tronc’s turbulence looks to be clearing, new questions are emerging about who will next lead the big metro chain.