It’s nice to get some good news about journalism for a change. Last month The New York Times reported an increase in total revenues. The great news here is that is this growth was driven by an increase in reader revenues. In the past week both the FIPP Global Digital Subscription Snapshot and the Reuters […]
If you’re going to use data to assess how your content is performing, you need that data to be useful, understandable and actionable. After all, it’s no good compiling a report of impressive-looking numbers if you’re not quite sure what they actually mean. Here’s a great question we received recently from one of our users:
Innovation often comes from the outliers. From the people who are far enough outside the accepted norms to be able to offer a different perspective. Libby Powell is the CEO of On Our Radar, a communications agency for unheard communities and the approach Radar has taken to tackle the problems of engagement is largely informed […]
So we’ve talked data processors. We’ve discussed data subjects. Let’s get onto the data controller because in a newsroom context that’s probably you, right?
Paul O’Mahony is Managing Editor at The Local Europe, an English language digital publisher based in Sweden which serves the international expat community. Since its founding in 2004, The Local has been rolled out to 9 countries in Europe and, when we spoke to him on stage at this year’s Digital Media Europe conference in […]
We’re delighted to be sponsoring an upcoming web training session on how to better monitor engagement in the newsroom. Jason Alcorn at Mediashift will be the moderator of this free session which is to be held on April 18th at 6pm (BST – check your time zones!). The panelists are Hannah Wise from the Dallas Morning […]
Day One at the WAN-IFRA Digital Media Europe in Copenhagen and the theme running through the day’s speakers and presentations was that of mastering the logged-in economy.
Seeing businesses successfully – and profitably – innovate is a reassuring thing, and it’s easy to understand the note of optimism sounded at DIS this year. As chair Mike Hewitt said in his closing notes, this year’s conference seemed to present case studies rather than ideas, stories of success and failure rather than theories of […]
Are we at the end of the beginning for digital media? Those were the opening remarks this morning and as today’s mantra was essentially ‘reader revenues, reader revenues’, at the very least it seems we’ve entered into a different phase of publishing’s digital evolution. It feels, frankly, as if the jig’s up and the industry […]
So, The New Musical Express is no more. Well, in print, anyway.