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Digital subscribers are proving to be the bedrock of the Times’ business model going forward. How much more room is there for growth — and at what price points?
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The Honolulu Civil Beat and the Honolulu Star-Advertiser both introduced paywalls a couple of years ago. Now their strategies are showing signs of stagnation.
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Taking Montreal’s La Presse as its model, The Star is set to debut Star Touch — evidence of its belief that tablets offer higher engagement (and higher potential revenues) than smartphones or desktop.
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A new Flipboard-clone with massive potential reach, R.I.P. Newsstand, and news stories embedded deeper inside iOS — it was a big day for news on iPhones and iPads.
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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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