Business Models

November 22, 2014 by  

The relationship between technology companies and journalism is uneasy and complicated, but journalism needs to be at least an equal partner, according to Emily Bell, Director at the Tow Centre for Digital Journalism at Columbia Journalism School. Bell said the media has reached a point of transition.  “News spaces are no longer owned by newsmakers. The press is no longer in charge of the... read more

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Business Models

November 17, 2014 by  

Call it desperation, or panic, but in a bid to hang on to every last cent of profit, regional and local newspapers in the US are neglecting their most loyal customers – print subscribers, according to Matt DeRienzo, a former editor at Digital First Media, writing in the recent edition of the Nieman Lab’s newsletter. DeRienzo believes that in a bid to maintain profits as print circulations fall, local legacy media organisations have generally increased subscription prices... read more
Media and Politics

November 4, 2014 by  

Campaigning for the 2014 US mid-term elections has been largely negative and confrontational. Candidates have depended less on traditional media to get their political message across, relying instead on data-driven journalism, statistics, polarization and attack ads.   Recent research provides new insights into these trends. Since the last... read more

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