Newspapers Digital First News Summary-7/4/14

DSC_0736Newspapers are maximizing the opportunities within their print audiences while growing digital audiences and engagement to develop a sustainable model for the future. See how newspapers are meeting that challenge including the report on how Attention and Timing Are the New ‘Clicks,’

The Anatomy of a Robot Journalist  It’s probably safe to say that automated journalism has finally gone mainstream — hey it’s only taken close to 40 years

Are you paying too much for the NYT? The New York Times has introduced three new digital subscription tiers in recent months — and added new benefits to others.

Apple predicted to sell ‘iWatch’ to at least 10% of existing iPhone users in 2015 With Apple widely expected to launch a wearable “iWatch” later this year, market watchers have begun to speculate exactly how many wrist-worn devices the company could sell

How Loading Time Affects Your Bottom Line Loading time is a major contributing factor to page abandonment.

Circulation Numbers- Where’s the Sense?” Ever since digital readership came into play, producing accurate and true circulation figures has become something of an exercise in quantum theory.

The NY Times preps new subscription offering The New York Times began testing a new cooking site to a small batch of users last month, and now, its plans to charge for it are starting to take shape.

Publishers Hope Threesome Will Perk Up Newsstand Sales Here’s proof that tough times make for strange bedfellows

The surprising state of digital ad spending in 5 charts Here’s a breakdown of where spending is today, and where it’s going in the next few years.

PC is becoming an “accessory” to mobile  Smartphones will continue to lead the charge in sales of computing devices, with tablets + hybrid laptops a distant second.

Attention and Timing Are the New ‘Clicks,’ As digital analytics have become more powerful, publishers have more choices to make about their content and how to maximize its impact — in readership, social sharing and revenue.

Busting The Time Spent Myth Of particular interest to the media and advertising business is a now-familiar chart which shows the percentage of total media consumption time by consumers compared against the percentage of advertising spending in each of those media

The Page View Just Won’t Die Every few months media types seem to loop back to a familiar question: How to measure media beyond the page view.


About Jeff Hartley

Career Newspaper Executive specializing in Consumer Revenue Growth-both print and digital. Social Media and Mobile Enthusiast. Frequent speaker on consumer revenue and print/digital audience growth.
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