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Archives: November 18, 2013

What was once the Online Journalism Review — for a time, maybe the finest website covering Internet journalism — is now a skeezy ad for an Australian startup. Caveat lector — especially when Comic Sans is involved.
“One of the biggest issues that every supplier of content faces today is that the market for news around the world is flat to declining. As we looked forward, we felt as if we needed to have other positions available to us to monetize the content.”
Ghafla won’t win any journalism awards any time soon, but it’s evidence that some of the revenue models pioneered by a few American outlets are finding uptake elsewhere. Sam Petulla