Newsonomics: How Much is the Financial Times Worth, and Who Might Buy It?

  Updated post on Nikkei’s purchase of the FT Complete archive of Newsonomics FT coverage   If you wanted to buy a top business news publisher, which one would you choose? Assuming the marketplace offered you choice, would you go ...

What Are They Thinking? Why Atlantic Media Floods The Zone

Related post: Newsonomics: On Endgames and Endtimes   Facebook’s Instant Articles starts populating with news stories this week, as questions abound about the shape and impact of Apple News. Meanwhile Twitter is figuring out how to hire ...

Rebuilding Canada’s Globe and Mail: Business News Leads the Way

TORONTO—“I’ve been in the business for 50 years, and I’ve seen more change in the last three than in any other time. And the biggest difference is data.” That’s what Phillip Crawley, C.E.O. of The Globe and Mail, Canada’s leading national paper, ...

What Are They Thinking? Microsoft C.E.O. Satya Nadella Sees The Future and It’s … Subscriptions

On Monday, Microsoft released Office 2016, its update to the most-used set of basic workplace tools. That long-awaited preview carries with it actual news of a fundamental change in the strategy of one of the world’s wealthiest and most ...

Newsonomics: Wall Street Journal Redesign a Step in Its Digital Catchup

Don’t just call it a redesign. The Wall Street Journal, like Bloomberg before it a couple of months ago, wants you think about more than appearance, which “redesign” implies for many. You might call the new Journal a multi-platform rejiggering. ...

What Are They Thinking? Zanny Minton Beddoes: New Breed of Editors Are Taking Over

Zanny Minton Beddoes starts with two numbers: 1.6 million and 73 million. The first represents The Economist’s paid circulation today. The second forms a target group of people like Economist readers, a small percentage whom she hopes to bring ...

Newsonomics: Why The Economist Decided Now’s The Time to Speak Chinese

The Economist is launching its new Global Business Review (GBR) today, and the Chinese/English product marks a small but important new test of Paywalls 2.0 — the creation of new paid digital products short of a full digital subscription to an ...

What Are They Thinking? Bloomberg’s Justin Smith Sees a Window in Shakeup of Digital Reader Habits

Justin Smith pronounces himself happy with Bloomberg’s month-old redesign. The C.E.O. of Bloomberg Media has been watched closely since he assumed the job a year and a half ago, coming over from a much-acclaimed stint rebuilding Atlantic Media. ...