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Articles tagged paywalls (81)

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The E.W. Scripps–operated WCPO.com is moving in on Cincinnati.com’s turf, though both outlets ultimately see the competition as driving richer, deeper journalism for the city and the greater Cincinnati region.
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“Paywall” can now mean a lot of different things, said Trevor Kaufman, CEO of the newly combined companies.
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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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The annual report from Oxford’s Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism also finds that readers aren’t growing any more willing to pay for online news — and they’re happy to block your site’s ads.
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Data and mobile are big winners; working to get readers to pay is losing a little momentum.
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Since relaunching NewYorker.com and revamping its paywall last year, both its web audience and its paying subscriber base have grown.
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In an unusual attempt to improve the quality of discourse, the Jewish site is putting a paywall around the comments, not the content.
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With a brand new website, The Baffler seeks the audience and impact it missed the first time around.
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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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A survey across 10 countries find some things in common (Facebook’s everywhere) and some divergence (Finns dig Google Plus).
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The New York Times built a Slack bot to help decide which stories to post to social media
The bot, named Blossom, helps predict how stories will do on social and also suggests which stories editors should promote.
1287Jo Ellen Green Kaiser: Do independent news outlets have a blind spot when it comes to ethnic media?
The head of the Media Consortium argues that, by defining themselves in opposition to mainstream media, independent progressive outlets miss out on the power of ethnic and community journalism.
1029Newsonomics: 10 numbers on The New York Times’ 1 million digital-subscriber milestone
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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