The newspaper that almost seized the future: The amazing true story of digital innovation and atrophy over more years than you’d expect at the San Jose Mercury News, from CJR.
MediaNews Group Adds Paywalls To 23 More Newspapers: Please note just how small these 23 markets are.
Rupert Murdoch, The Master Mogul of Fleet Street—Vanity Fair’s Latest E-Book: A wise approach to turning your archives into a revenue source beyond what SEO and topic pages bring. Package your best stories about a given topic as an e-book, a Kindle Single, a PDF download, with a short design cycle and potentially, a big […]
Today’s Newark Star-Ledger centerpiece story runs without a headline. Intentionally: Charles Apple notes a piece of engaging print design on the front page. It’s a seemingly banal photograph with three grafs of text above it that draw the reader in, revealing at their close the backstory of the image. It works well.
An updated list of the “top” newspapers on Twitter: Mathilde Piard cleans up one of the sillier “top newspapers on Twitter” lists to float around the web in recent months.
But will they pay in Peoria?: Journal Star website launching metered format. That’s one of GateHouse Media’s largest papers/sites in terms of readership, launching a metered access plan (15 free stories a month, unlimited views of “public service news”) with pricing tiers for print subscribers and non-subscribers. The paywall is being handled by Press+ (neé Journalism […]
I used to get very excited about flexible displays like this one, regarding the future of newspapers: A Warning to LCDs – Watch Your Back, AMOLEDs are Coming.
Newspaper video lessons learned: How The Miami Herald cultivates loyal audience for video, its second biggest traffic driver. The short version: Breaking news, sports, weird local news, nothing your audience isn’t already reading about on your site or in your paper.
If you’re reading this, you’ve probably been on one side (or quite possibly the other) of an exchange that goes something like this: PERSON AT NEWSPAPER WITH WEB-RELATED JOB: Sentinel, this is Ryan, how can I help you? USER: Your website’s all wrong. PANWWRJ: Really? What’s wrong? USER: You don’t use XMLT 4.1. It’s still […]
Remember the great print vs. online war of 1995-2005? Well, some of you are probably still fighting this war, eh? Not everyone got the news yet, but the war is over, and the silobusters won. Anyway, you’re going to think this is crazy, but lately I’ve spotted a new silo developing, over there in the […]