Newsonomics: The Financial Times Triples Its Profits and Swaps Champagne Flutes for Martini Glasses

Even as the Financial Times announces excellent bottom-line numbers, the heat it’s feeling from the diverse and growing competition in business news is palpable. The FT may be 127 years old and roundly and rightfully respected for its ...

The Newsonomics of How and Why

Follow Newsonomics on Twitter @kdoctor   First published at Harvard’s Nieman Journalism Lab Try this: Make a list with two simple columns. On the left, write Who, What, When, and Where. On the right column, write How and Why. Then, go ...

The Newsonomics of Time Inc.’s Anxious Spin

Follow Newsonomics on Twitter @kdoctor   First published at Harvard’s Nieman Journalism Lab As it enters new life as a new company, Time Inc. seems to have become a piñata for media watchers. The more iconic they are, it seems, the ...

The Newsonomics of Spring Cleaning: McT’s Dissolution, NewsCorp’s Infancy, Gannett’s Ad ID and WaPost Network

Follow Newsonomics on Twitter @kdoctor   First published at Harvard’s Nieman Journalism Lab The tensions of change in the news business are intense but often subterranean. One way they pop into public view is through top leadership ...

The Newsonomics of Three Cracks at the Mobile News Puzzle: Circa, NRCQ & News Republic

Follow Newsonomics @kdoctor First published at Harvard’s Nieman Journalism Lab   Mobile first. Two devilishly simple words that, at this point, tell us so little. By now, it’s common knowledge that most companies producing digital news are ...

The Newsonomics of Quartz’s — Obsessive — Explainer Business Model

Follow Newsonomics @kdoctor   First published at Harvard’s Nieman Journalism Lab   Quartz, at the tender age of 19 months, can hardly be considered a father to Vox, FiveThirtyEight, and The Upshot. Clearly, though, it’s a major ...

Digital Native Ezra Klein Finds Post-Post Voice; Will Lewis Hops into New Frying Pan at WSJ

The trials of legacy newspaper companies are apparently without end. This month, we see two quite different challenges confronting two of the most prestigious newspaper companies: the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal. The Post bids ...