Tag: newspapers

death of the daily

Almost two years ago, I wrote a scathing review of the new iPad only newspaper “The Daily”. Today, News Corp announced they’re closing down the Daily. While I’ll stick with much of my initial critique of why it ultimately failed,

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usa yesterday

In July, USA Today underwent a redesign. (For the rest of this blog post, I’ll try to avoid the phrase “rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic”.) But while we could talk alot about the news / journalism implications of

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learning marketing from local media

So your {insert local media outlet} is offering a free seminar that will “teach you how to market your business”. How benevolent of them to offer such a community service. I’m amazed at how many small businesses are suckered into

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the daily disappointment

UPDATE (2 years later): They finally killed The Daily. So yesterday, I was all giddy (in a professional way) about the advent of The Daily, the world’s first news publication built specifically for a tablet (read: iPad). I actually “tuned-in”

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punish your biggest fans

A memo from the top brass at the New York Times was sent to employees about the plan to charge for online content at nytimes.com… Today we are announcing that we will be introducing a paid model for NYTimes.com at

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we’ve got trouble right here in Newspaper City

For several months, the Newspaper Association of America has offered a series of free, downloadable print and digital ads that papers can run. The ads mostly talk to readers but are actually subversively directed at advertisers. Newspapers are not in

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connecting the dots

Another printed newspaper went away today and with typical media self-absorption, the paper reported their own obituary with an in-depth report complete with a full page front page farewell. This death comes on the tails of last week’s Pew Research report that apparently

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