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A stern self-analysis: “We inflate our importance. We can’t confess to weaknesses and certainly can’t show them. We don’t surprise often enough. We try too little that is really new. We set the wrong priorities.”
The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Time, and more are now publishing on the Netherlands-based micropayment platform. Will a market awash in free content be interested?
Business Insider Deutschland, one of eight other BI editions outside the U.S. and a growing part of the BI “international newsroom,” is doubling its staff and expanding original coverage.
The show’s host, Tilo Jung, says he is spurred on by what he feels is a German mainstream media that only goes through the motions when covering politics and government.
Two years ago, Die Welt restructured its newsroom, aiming to transform into a premium subscriber-based digital brand. Now it’s trying to integrate a TV station under a similar model.
The proportion of those who use smartphones to access news is high in Poland and urban areas in Turkey, but lower in the Czech Republic and Portugal.
“We didn’t want to alienate core loyal readers with sudden content for younger audiences. So we started a whole other product to cater to young people where we can try new things, ‘move fast, and break stuff.'”
On top of its collaborations with big media partners, the one-year-old investigative newsroom holds freedom-of-information request trainings and live events, and it published a graphic novel.
The new CORRECT!V is trying to find a place for foundation-supported media in Europe’s largest economy.
In the Netherlands and in Germany, two closely watched startups have gone to readers to pay the bills. What lessons from there can be applied elsewhere?