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. ...

Newsonomics: BuzzFeed and The New York Times Play Facebook’s Ubiquity Game

Intellectually, we all knew that the Internet was so big as to be virtually infinite. But it’s hard to know what to do with that squishy concept. Then BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti outlined his all-in approach in front of a couple thousand nerds at ...

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. ...

Guardian Space & Guardian Membership, Playing the Physical/Digital Continuum

Can it be that the solution to newspaper companies’ digital woes lies in the physical world? While news reading may be rapidly going digital, humans still, at this writing, spend their time in the terrestrial world. Some even enjoy the social ...

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 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 ...