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The idea of a once-a-day summary of news has obvious appeal for people overwhelmed by streams and feeds. But you’ve also got to get that summary in front of readers.
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The newspaper world’s most prominent exemplar of responsive design is also putting a bet on Apple’s App Store — at a price point aimed at people who wouldn’t normally pay full fare.
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De Nieuwe Pers is betting there’s a business model to be built on the connection between an individual journalist and an individual reader.
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Subscriptions will offer the story/technology publisher a way to expand its readership and create a persistent source of revenue. Justin Ellis
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Plus: Pulse and Flipboard’s competing news aggregation models, BuzzFeed’s attribution issues, and the rest of this week’s media and tech news.
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America’s Finest News Source wants to know whether people will pay for fake news.
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Honolulu just turned into a two-paywall town. Justin Ellis
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Millennials say keeping up with the news is important to them — but good luck getting them to pay for it
The new report from the Media Insight Project looks at millennials’ habits and attitudes toward news consumption: “I really wouldn’t pay for any type of news because as a citizen it’s my right to know the news.”
926The next stage in the battle for our attention: Our wrists
News companies have moved from print dollars to digital dimes to mobile pennies. Now, with the highly anticipated launch of the Apple Watch, the screens are getting even smaller. How are smart publishers thinking about the right way to serve users and maintain their attention on smartwatches?
705A 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?
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