September 6, 2017 •
Business Models, Recent, Research •
by Christopher Buschow
Media start-ups, from established news platforms including Buzzfeed in the US and Mediapart in France, to more recent concepts such as Switzerland’s Project R, are often considered models of innovation, inspiration and radical funding...
December 6, 2016 •
Digital News, Latest stories, Media Economics •
by Tom Nicholls
European digital-born news media are firmly rooted in journalism, rather than technology or finance, and are subject to similar funding and distribution challenges as their legacy competitors. They are most successful in countries with...
May 6, 2014 •
Business Models, Media Economics •
by Evgeniya Boklage
More and more online news outlets are experimenting now with paywalls, but academic research on the subject is still in its its infancy. A new study by Merja Myllylahti (Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand) published in Digital...
November 21, 2013 •
Media Economics •
by Stephan Russ-Mohl and Meera Selva
Ambitious, original, labour intensive journalism costs money, but is worth little on the open market. As behavioural economist Dan Ariely argues, most of us tend to behave irrationally if we can get something that appears to be free. We...