For news publishers, sending out an email bulletin to readers can be a great way to engage readers and boost revenues. Former ICFJ Knight Fellow James Breiner explains how.
Source: Email newsletters help boost news media’s bottom line | IJNet
This free online tool aims to help publishers address the challenges of newsletter production and maintenance
Source: Tool for journalists: Opt In, for newsletter optimisation | Media news
Chrome will also come with option that allows publishers to ask users for money in exchange for ad free experience.
Source: Google Confirms Chrome Will Block Annoying Ads | Digital – AdAge
The move comes after a number of high-profile publishers have stepped back from Facebook’s distributed-content offering, preferring to direct Facebook mobile users to their websites.
Source: Facebook will let publishers convert Instant Articles to Google AMP and Apple News formats » Nieman Journalism Lab
The content subscription site is adding content from newspapers like The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.
Source: Scribd says it has over 500,000 subscribers paying $8.99/month for ebooks, audiobooks, and now news » Nieman Journalism Lab
Brut — think a French version of NowThis — has had success reaching a younger demographic and is now partnering with France’s public broadcaster to expand its reach.
Source: This French startup is betting on native social video and is now eyeing expansion to the U.S. » Nieman Journalism Lab
For journalists who want to represent readers’ interests, ensuring equal access to online content is essential
Source: Making News Websites Accessible to All – Nieman Reports