The New York Times is taking a small but important step towards its digital-first future by getting rid of the traditional “Page One” print meetings and emphasizing the web and other platforms instead
Students at the Mt. San Antonio College journalism school were depressed about how no one was reading their print newspaper, so their instructor shut it down and now they are publishing long-form journalism on Medium through a unique partnership with the site
Former newspaper editor David Boardman says too many newspaper companies and industry executives are fooling themselves by pretending that their business is better than it really is. They need to face reality, he says — and maybe even stop printing newspapers altogether
A new report from the World Association of Newspapers shows that more people than ever are reading the news, both in print and online — but paying for it is getting harder, as ad revenue continues to fall and digital fails to make up the difference
It’s no surprise that print-based media like newspapers are seeing their market share decline and their advertising revenues fall along with it — but these two charts show the fall is not slowing, and if anything it is likely to pick up speed
The departure of executive editor Jill Abramson has drawn a lot of attention, but the New York Times has a much larger challenge ahead of it, as the paper’s own internal report details — its culture is out of sync with reality
Digital First Media CEO John Paton has just launched a company-wide effort called Project Unbolt that is aimed at detaching digital from the newspaper chain’s dying legacy print operations — but there is a long road between that and becoming truly digital
Shutting down the printing presses at the Washington Post would impose a financial cost on the newspaper, but the benefits of such a move — both psychological and financial — would more than make up for it.
Research from McKinsey seems to suggest that print-based media still commands a large proportion of time spent by consumers of news — but that is just part of the larger picture media companies have to understand.
New owner Jay Penske is shutting down Variety magazine’s daily print edition and removing the paywall around the century-old tabloid’s online content. But will these radical moves help the paper survive against more nimble rivals?