Newsonomics: Split ‘Ems — & Then There Was Gannett

Follow Newsonomics on Twitter @kdoctor Companion post: Newsonomics: Tribune’s Latest Lease on Life   First published at Harvard’s Nieman Journalism Lab The Journal Communications/E.W. Scripps merger and split last week may have ...

The Newsonomics of Outrageous Confidence

First published at Nieman Journalism Lab   Who expected a virtual coming-out party for the newspaper industry in late 2013? In the past several weeks, we’ve seen new newspaper owners proudly raising the flags of their new enterprises, ...

The Newsonomics of 10 Ways We’ll Judge 2014

First published at Nieman Journalism Lab At the World Publishing Expo held in Berlin this week, two CEOs of major international news companies — Andrew Miller of The Guardian and Mathias Döpfner of Axel Springer — were asked a question: On a ...

The Newsonomics of Selling More Stuff

This new strategy will be significantly fueled by developments at two of the U.S’s top papers, The New York Times and The Washington Post. From the Times, we’ll soon see a spate of new products, individually priced and targeted at niche ...

The Newsonomics of Jeff Bezos Buying the Washington Post

First published at Nieman Journalism Lab It is a thunderbolt. If not tossed down from Mt. Olympus, it is thrown from Mt. Amazon, not far from Washington’s beatific Olympic Mountains. Jeff Bezos’s surprise buying of the Washington Post whipsaws ...

The Newsonomics of John Henry Buying the Boston Globe

But as John Henry takes over the Globe, he’s taking on a business that has done all that. Check, check, check. The Times Co. deserves credit for maintaining a healthy newsroom. The Globe paywall has won 39,000 digital subscribers and priced up ...

The Newsonomics of the Tribune Detour

It’s a Koch-around. The unexpected, and real, interest of Charles and David Koch in buying all the Tribune papers has set off a public and labor furor ("The Newsonomics of the Kochs Rising and Uprising"). While the AFL-CIO itself has mounted a ...