WAN-IFRA (World Association of Newspapers and Publishers) recently published a major study detailing whether or not publishers are making…
Source: When should newsrooms not use Facebook for audience engagement?
What’s the most effective way to encourage more writers to start their own subscription sites? Reduce the time they spend doing anything that’s not writing, argues Substack.
Source: ‘Stratechery as a service’: Substack aims to streamline the creation of independent subscription news sites » Nieman Journalism Lab
Dutch journalist Twan Spierts says mobile journalism doesn’t just get the job done more quickly — it can also get you better access. Interview by Jonny Jacobsen. When Dutch journalist Twan Spierts …
Source: Up close and personal? Mobile journalist Twan Spierts on reporting with smartphones | Online Journalism Blog
Will more than 2 percent of digital readers ever pay for news? “There is a whole universe living between ads and subscriptions.”
Source: Newsonomics: Our Peggy Lee moment: Is that all there is to reader revenue? » Nieman Journalism Lab
Mic’s website audience is tanking by millions of readers a month—and if it continues, it just may save online journalism. That’s because Mic is another example of the cautionary tale set by publications that pivot to video. The strategy, which came into vogue around May 2016, goes like this, with apologies to a famous South […]
Source: The secret cost of pivoting to video – Columbia Journalism Review