In five languages (English, Mandarin, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese and Russian) and two U.S. printing, “Newsonomics: Twelve Trends That Will Shape the News You Get” is the first Ken Doctor book. Sign up here for notice of the new Newsonomics Readers.
MEDIAMASH is Newsonomics’ new, occasional, quick take on the media business. Could Two Phone Companies Own (TV) News? In addition to all its other delights, the Trump era looks like it will lay down a broad red carpet for more BIG, more corporate consolidation. We already knew that the ...
2016 goes down as a memorable year for those in and around the media. Though audience levels have never been higher, the digital transformation burden weighed ever more heavily on news media’s back. Then “the media” saw itself pummeled endlessly in the run-up to the election and even more in ...
It looks like The Trump Effect, but it may be more than that. Through Sunday, the New York Times had gained 70,000 new net subscribers since election day, the Times told me Tuesday. That’s up from the 41,000 total it reported six days ago – a number that caught a fair amount of public notice. ...
Can the presidential election result be blamed on failed algorithms? Facebook had taken the brunt of that claim in the days of shock following Donald Trump’s election. Then, on Monday, Google stumbled into the fray, and by the end of the day, it’s own mini-outrage produced a ...
There’s nothing like being authentic about fakery. That’s what Melissa Zimdars has figured out in the past 24 hours, as her earnest attempt to separate fake news from the real stuff has gone viral. First published at Harvard’s Nieman Journalism Lab on Nov. 16 Follow Newsonomics on Twitter ...
Those legions of followers in the old Verizon “Can you hear me now?” ads (now hijacked by Sprint) seemed to be coming for your ears, but it turns out they wanted your eyeballs. In an anti-climactic announcement expected Monday morning, Verizon will make it official that it has finally nabbed ...
Planet Yahoo, a prominent feature of the early stages of the digital solar system, is imploding, soon to fade into the history of celestial internet bodies. It’s been a slow fade, even as some expected the sale of Yahoo’s core assets – its websites – today, on a quarterly earnings call. Yahoo ...
What’s the difference between The New York Times, and, say, DNAInfo New York? Maybe about $20. The Times, along with outlets like ESPN, Hearst, Discovery Communications, Gannett, Slate, and ABC, all consider themselves “premium” media. That means they can charge advertisers “premium prices,” as ...
Consider it the sigh heard round the world. As yet another Facebook announcement of algorithmic change consumed the web, those publishing execs who manage the biggest news sites’ digital audiences could only smile, nod and, do the usual: start crunching the numbers. At the beginning of the ...
RELATED STORY: Newsonomics: Financial Times’ CEO John Ridding on Trial Subscriptions, The Platform Age, and Living In Luxury As the Financial Times faces the same assault on its old business model as its peers (POLITICO: “We are facing daunting conditions”), the doughty British ...
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In five languages (English, Mandarin, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese and Russian) and two U.S. printing, “Newsonomics: Twelve Trends That Will Shape the News You Get” is the first Ken Doctor book.
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