Newspaper News & Analysis
| Wednesday Feb 2, 2011
Today, Rupert Murdoch launched The Daily – an iPad-based newspaper. Rumors of the newspaper have been circulating for a while, and the launch had been delayed due to Steve Jobs’ health-related leave of absence, but The Daily was officially announced today at a reception held at the Guggenheim Museum in New York.
| Tuesday Mar 16, 2010
Did you work on your high school newspaper or yearbook? If so, there’s a new club in town. No tryouts necessary. All you have to do is sign up and those days of dreaming about being your own publisher are over. Thanks to the Newspaper Club, a new London-based startup, anyone can print their own 12-page newspaper.
| Wednesday Sep 23, 2009
This week we bring you web vs print. The match of the new millenium.
| Tuesday Sep 15, 2009
Think fast! Google Fast Flip is here and it's sure to make things interesting for web publishers.
Fast Flip is one of the newest creations from Google Labs. It is a web application that combines the qualities of print and the Web, with the ability to "flip" through pages online as quickly as flipping through a magazine.
| Friday Aug 8, 2008
Recently, we commented that the news publishing industry was eyeing the world of mobile news in an effort to capture a wider audience, as well as revenue. And while there is never a bad time to visit Paris, we wouldn’t be surprised if some of the bigger names in news showed up in Paris during September for Ifra.
Ifra is the the research and service organization for the news publishing industry, based in Darmstadt, Germany. They will hold an international conference in Paris on September 18 & 19 with the objective to help newspaper companies explore the opportunities for business in mobile e-reading and to identify new ways to develop strong and profitable products in this area.
| Tuesday Jul 29, 2008
What’s the saying, ‘another man’s trash is another man’s treasure’? Well, it might not exactly summarize the situation facing print newspapers and their web counterparts, but you get the point.
What has been a dismal year for print newspapers, has also been a year of promise for newspaper websites. A report released by Nielsen Online for the Newspaper Association of America shows that newspaper web sites attracted nearly 66.4 million unique visitors on average — 40.2 percent of all Internet users — in the second quarter of 2008, a 12.2 percent increase over the same period, a year ago.
| Friday Feb 22, 2008
Even though it seems like all we online content management types like to do is dismiss the presence of print media, sometimes we can muster up the courage to offer up an acknowledgment for the traditional genre.
| Wednesday Jan 2, 2008
It seems that the continuing writer’s strike is making people anxious and nervous. With growing access to free online content, shouldn’t all writers - from film to television to newspapers - be compensated fairly for their content accessed on the Internet?
| Tuesday Dec 11, 2007
What’s a Matchbin, you ask? Why, it’s a website launched in 2002 as an automated barter marketplace. Later, it morphed into a wholesale web CMS-providin’ do-hickey.
| Friday Nov 9, 2007
From the annals of News You Already Know comes two reports that shouldn’t surprise you.
On Monday, Reuters reported that “four out of five U.S. adults” or “79 percent — about 178 million — go online” and spend an average of 11 hours a week on the Internet.