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Launches and Closures

by Mario Garcia

Resurrection is the word many are using to describe the reappearance of the long time evening daily, Pittsburgh Press, now back as an online newspaper. Will others follow?

So it is all about the "lean back" approach and reading newspapers in the evening.

Why am I not surprised?

Continue reading on Garcí­a Media

Author

Anton Jolkovski

Date

2011-11-21 09:56

Swiss Post plans to launch a new personalised daily newspaper at the end of November 2011. As part of a one-year pilot project, the online version of MyNewspaper will also be available in Germany. Further publishers will be able to participate in this innovative project.

MyNewspaper is a flexible solution which enables readers to compile a personalised daily newspaper based on around 30 publications.

Continue reading on World of Print

Author

Anton Jolkovski

Date

2011-06-21 17:42

A community cooperative which includes redundant journalists is trying to revive local media in Port Talbot and fill the gap left when Trinity Mirror's Media Wales closed the Neath and Port Talbot Guardians in 2009.

Continue reading on the Media Briefing

Author

Anton Jolkovski

Date

2011-05-24 11:21

The Guardian has announced its Guardian Local pilot is to end. Described as an experiment in local journalism, three websites were set up two years ago to serve Cardiff, Leeds and Edinburgh.

The publisher says the idea was to find out whether new models of local journalism could be editorially and commercially viable.

Continue reading on the Media Briefing

Author

Anton Jolkovski

Date

2011-05-09 10:05

News International, it seems, has been working up some sort of idea for a printed title; a new newspaper in short. A project team - believed to be headed by former Sun deputy editor Fergus Shanahan - has been busy over at the Murdoch company's Wapping skyscraper. And enough about their work has leaked out on to Fleet Street for rivals to believe that News Int is working on some sort of competitor to Alexander Lebedev's more successful than expected i.

Continue reading on the Organ Grinder Blog on guardian.co.uk

Author

Anton Jolkovski

Date

2011-03-25 09:42

Johnston Press could hand editorial control of a number of newspaper pages to North Yorkshire Council as part of a plan that will see the authority-run title scrapped.

The council said it needed to deliver "significant levels of savings" and would cease publication of its own newspaper and instead forge partnerships with a number of its local papers.

Continue reading on PressGazette

Author

Anton Jolkovski

Date

2011-02-07 17:40

Rupert Murdoch on Wednesday pushed the send button on The Daily, a news application designed for the iPad that he hopes will position his News Corporation front and center in the digital newsstand of the future.

"New times demand new journalism," Mr. Murdoch said on stage at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York before an audience of reporters, media executives, employees and advertising partners.

Continue reading in The New York Times

Author

Anton Jolkovski

Date

2011-02-03 18:09

Some early observers of Ongo.com may be missing the point.

The subscription site, which launched Jan. 25, is intent on being a great "personal news experience." While there are questions about readers' willingness to pay for their news, especially when it is free elsewhere, Ongo is not trying to sell content.

Continue reading on Poynter

Author

Anton Jolkovski

Date

2011-02-03 17:57

The New York Times is preparing to introduce multiple subscription packages for access to the paper's website and other digital content, kicking off the biggest test to date of consumers' willingness to pay for news they're accustomed to getting free. Under the new system, expected to be rolled out next month, the Times will sell an Internet-only subscription for unlimited access to the Times site, as well as a broader digital package that bundles the Times online with its application on the iPad, according to a person familiar with the matter. Subscribers to the print edition of the paper will get full online privileges at no additional cost, Times executives have said.

Continue reading on The Wall Street Journal (free)

Author

Anton Jolkovski

Date

2011-01-26 17:50

For the media industry, 2010 was a big improvement over the disaster that was 2009. A new report adds up exactly how much better last year was, starting with how many newspapers folded.

Continue reading on Crain's New York Business

Author

Anton Jolkovski

Date

2011-01-26 17:28

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