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By gutting local advertising overnight, COVID-19 has accelerated strategies — like cutting print days, corporate consolidation, or even closing down offices — that publishers had hoped could wait a while longer.
The coronavirus pandemic is proving the value of local news to millions of readers, driving up subscriptions. But the advertising collapse is knee-buckling. “If it’s a couple of months, we’ll make it through. If it’s six months, all bets are off.”
The Boston Globe is doing just that, and it seems to be working. It might be the foundation of a sustainable revenue model for local newspapers.
From video to social, from mobile to paywalls — these data points help define where we are in the “future of news” today, like it or not.
A new head-to-head competition between the Post and the Times is brewing as both papers look at expanding their audiences and revenue through digital networks and niche print products.
Paywalls are generating real money for American newspapers in 2013. But would they have in 2007, or 2002, or 1997? Ken Doctor
2013 could end up making 2012 seem calm by comparison.
Newspapers are starting to figure out what separates the successful paywalls from the also-rans.
Advertising once paid the bills at American newspapers. As that shifts — rapidly — how will it change the way news companies operate?
Now that news companies are getting comfortable with the idea of charging digital customers, the question becomes: How much? Here are nine things we’ve learned from early experiments.