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by Gary Randazzo

Virtually all newspapers have websites that look good and have great functionality. So why aren't they all producing acceptable amounts of profit? The question probably should be asked differently, "What do consumers and advertisers expect from newspapers?" Then ask, "What do they expect from the Internet?"

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Anton Jolkovski

Date

2011-04-27 16:58

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (CNN) -- Garum Tesfaye is one of Addis Ababa's "newspaper landlords," a group of entrepreneurs in the Ethiopian capital who rent out papers to people too poor to buy them.

Surrounded by worn-out copies of old newspapers, stacks of gossip magazines and the crisp print of the latest news, Tesfaye sits attentively, checking his watch every now and then.

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Author

Anton Jolkovski

Date

2011-04-21 09:21

by David Carr

In 2008, when I last saw Michael Klingensmith, he was sitting in a corner office on the 34th floor of the Time Warner building, one of three powerful executives who controlled Time Inc., the biggest magazine publisher in the world.

It was the only company that Mr. Klingensmith, an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago, had ever worked for. After three decades, including stops at Sports Illustrated and Time, he was on the short list to become the next chief executive.

Continue reading in the New York Times

Author

Anton Jolkovski

Date

2011-04-19 09:47

The headline really writes itself: "The Brits are Coming." It's an Oscars night boast translated for a multimedia world. It means that BBC World News America is now available on public broadcasting stations all over the US (with more cash going in to drive up BBC.com's monthly online visiting figures over 15m).

Continue reading on guardian.co.uk

Author

Anton Jolkovski

Date

2011-04-19 09:38

Here's how newspapers sell what they do to would-be readers.

You can get the whole paper, now sometimes including digital access. We'll sell you Sunday only, or the weekend, or 7-day, but you have to take our whole paper. That's what we sell; that's our one-size-fits-all product. It fit your grandparents and your parents, so why shouldn't it fit you?

Continue reading on Nieman Journalism Lab

Author

Anton Jolkovski

Date

2011-04-18 10:35

Nine of Slovakia's main media operators are about to introduce a shared "paywall" service.

Its three national broadsheet newspapers, a tabloid, a TV station and two magazines will, from May 2, introduce services supported by Project Piano, a nascent industry-wide paid content technology.

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Author

Anton Jolkovski

Date

2011-04-11 16:46

by Tom Rosenstiel

There are few things journalists like to discuss more than, well, themselves and the long-term prospects for their industry. How long will print newspapers survive? Are news aggregation sites the future? Or are online paywalls -- such as the one the New York Times just launched -- the way to go?

As media organizations plot their future, it's worth discarding some misconceptions about what it will take to keep the press from becoming yesterday's news.

Continue reading on the Washington Post

Author

Anton Jolkovski

Date

2011-04-11 10:50

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