Newspapers Digital First News Summary-1/9/15

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 story-Advertising of the Future Will Be on the ‘Thin-ternet’

Where’s the Interest in Wearables? It remains to be seen whether 2015 will be the year the wearables market really explodes.

Suggestion for writers: Don’t even think about what the comments might be  Editors and writers talk a lot about how easy it is to get caught up in thinking about what the comments are going to be.

The 2014 media prediction report card  As each year draws to a close, media pundits can’t resist making predictions. But they rarely return to their prognostications from the previous year — so we did it for them.

The year in media: 12 reasons why we should be optimistic It would be pretty easy to come up with a long list of reasons why this year was one of the worst in media.

3 key competencies for news media company success Core competencies for news media are constantly evolving.

Advertising of the Future Will Be on the ‘Thin-ternet’  The web is changing, moving from a deep place we search to a thin layer that bubbles up personalized information on ambient screens that surround us.

The year in newspaper carriers  Newspaper carriers are America’s least-acknowledged first responders. But the ungodly hours they work place them in the path of mischief and misfortune as often as they place them on the road to glory.

Digital tools you should have been using in 2014  For many journalists, reporting is a recipe perfected long ago. Adding a new ingredient or changing a step can throw the finished product out of whack.

What defines a healthy newsroom culture? Is there such a thing as an “ideal” culture for a magazine or newsroom?

Will 2015 Be Breakthrough Year for Community News? It’s been a rocky road from print to online for local news publishers.


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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