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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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Developing reliable technology for digital pay models is more important than ever. But how many newspapers will choose to buy — instead of build — their own paywall?
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The Economist’s Tom Standage on digital strategy and the limits of a model based on advertising
“The Economist has taken the view that advertising is nice, and we’ll certainly take money where we can get it, but we’re pretty much expecting it to go away.”
889A wave of distributed content is coming — will publishers sink or swim?
Instead of just publishing to their own websites, news organizations are being asked to publish directly to platforms they don’t control. Is the hunt for readers enough to justify losing some independence?
448This is my next step: How The Verge wants to grow beyond tech blogging
“We want to use technology as a way to define pop culture, in the way Rolling Stone used music and Wired used the early Internet.”
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