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Newsonomics: This is how the 5 biggest newspaper chains could become 2 — and it all comes down to one day, June 30, 2020
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The billionaire owner on unions (“I think they did the unionize thing out of desperation”), esports (“We must start fighting for the 16-year-olds all the way to the 30-year-olds, because that’s not our demographic”), and hiring the intern.
It’s a few years behind its East Coast brethren in New York and Washington. But tens of millions in new investment and ambitious digital plans are showing a path back to its former prominence — and beyond.
“Social. Mobile. Recyclable.”
“The media is in a state of great disruption, but despite all the change, one thing remains the same: fewer women report the news than men.”
Once print advertising collapsed, newspapers hiked prices to get more money from readers. If they hadn’t, they’d employ even fewer journalists and be in even worse shape today.
Tribune Publishing wants to sell at a higher price, but it will likely have trouble finding someone willing to pay it.
There seems to be some momentum among those with deep pockets to address the local news crisis. But if that money appears, where should it be directed?
The paywall, now more than seven years old, still has room to grow.
In cities across America, you won’t be able to find even the most cursory election results in your Wednesday morning newspaper next week. Is this speeding up newspapers’ transition to digital — or just burning a bridge they still need to cross?
Its new Wirecutter Money vertical is the Times’ latest attempt to broaden its revenue base beyond its core news product.