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Two-year-old startup GoLocal24 is expanding from its New England base across the continent. Will business-driven for-profits like it fill the void of local news in ways nonprofit outlets can’t?
Plus: 60 Minutes produces a friendly story on the NSA, the ethics of holding stories, and the rest of the week’s journalism and tech news. Mark Coddington
This year’s been a struggle, and there are plenty of trend lines still headed in the wrong direction. Here are the ideas and developments to watch as the news industry moves into 2014.
The lesson now dawning on publishers worldwide is that their reliance on advertising as the major support of their news businesses is all but over.
WorldStream, the Journal’s stream of brief videos built on Tout, is getting premium ad rates and substantial audience numbers.
Plus: News Corp.’s ongoing problems and growing profits, one publisher’s disillusionment with apps, and the rest of the week’s must-reads in media and tech.
The search for a scalable, money-making model for hyperlocal journalism continues, but there are some reasons for optimism.
Why is it proving hard to come up with strong candidates to lead The New York Times Co.? A few possibilities — some serious, some whimsical.