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It’s taken lots of cuts to keep American newspaper companies even slightly profitable. But without better cashflow, they’ll continue to struggle to build the next version of the industry.
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Are you one of those who’s argued an “iTunes for news” model could rebuild newspapers’ business model? Look to Canada for a paper that’s going to give it a go.
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World Politics Review has grown from one man’s side project to a small news operation supported by a niche paywall.
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“We could’ve cut our way out of existence in a very orderly way over the next 10 years. But strategically, we saw the need to invest in digital.”
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Newspapers have hiked prices to squeeze more revenue out of a smaller customer base. But it looks like that trick is already losing its power.
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The owner of the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and other out-of-fashion metro dailies has plenty of good ideas — but they’re still playing from behind.
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News on digital platforms may feel like a revolution, but a lot of the underlying behaviors — by readers and by publishers — date back to an earlier era.
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The numbers may look flat, but they contain a continuing set of ups and downs. Up next: executing on a year’s worth of launches.
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The Times found success with its first round of paywalls, disappointment with its second. Is it hitting a paid-content ceiling?
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More than 200 newspapers are up for sale — as one group, in clusters, or one by one. Where they go could have a big impact on how the industry will look in the coming years.
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