The newsonomics of good news

2. Digital circulation vastly improves circulation revenue margins. Last week, faced with a Wall Street Journal renewal notice, I opted for digital-only for the first time, knowing that WSJ’s tablet format and easy right-hand navigation makes it far quicker to read than the paper version. That ...

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Billionaire Bingo, MP11 Remover & The Missing Paper Finder: Little-Known 2011 News Tech Inventions

The Infinity Stopper: The Internet has just gotten too big for its britches. It is spilling over into our bedrooms, through tablets and smartphones. It assaults us in elevators. It even threatens the passivity of our living-room TV experience, a particular hazard to our culture as Americans ...

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Now at (Fire) Sale Prices: A Few Daily Newspapers…and Maybe More

The deep freeze in the U.S. newspaper market thawed a bit over the last couple of weeks. There really hasn't been much of a market for metro newspapers for almost half a decade. With advertising revenue down now 21 quarters in a row, it's near-impossible to fix a value on newspaper properties. ...

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