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“All development is building on the shoulders of the people who came before you, and being a closed-off shop will only harm us on the long run.”
These new platforms are optimized for realtime news on phones, but there are lots of questions for news organizations — from what content to share to how to measure their effectiveness.
“I think there was definitely a difference in the sense of direction,” said Brant Houston, chair of INN’s board of directors.
Launched in 2009, the site was an experimental way of rethinking local news and information
A new report from the Knight Foundation finds that nonprofit news organizations are growing audience and diversifying their revenue — but many are still reliant on a small number of foundations to support their journalism.
With its newly launched (and multlingual) Global Business Review, The Economist is taking advantage of the scale digital distribution can offer.
Subscribers to more than 250 newspapers around the globe now have free digital access to the Post. The next question is how the paper will use this network to make money.
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.
From New York to Los Angeles, a lot of American newspapers will change hands in the next few months. Who wants to own a newspaper in 2015 — and why?