Newspapers Digital News Summary-7/17/15

Jeff RTNow more than ever, newspapers are maximizing the opportunities within their print and digital audiences while developing new products and platforms. The right mix-preserving print revenue, growing digital revenue and developing new revenue streams, are critical to building a sustainable model . See how newspapers are meeting the challenge including the story-Will enough people ever be willing to pay for news online?

MinnPost introduces members-only content with MinnPost+ Minnesota’s nonprofit news outlet MinnPost hopes to show that membership has its privileges.

Why does local matter? Let’s ask our audience.  It’s summer now so it’s time for a long, juicy beach read on why local news matters.

Apple’s Latest iOS Update Is Bad News For Advertisers  In a tweak to the upcoming iOS 9, apps will no longer be allowed to scan users’ devices to see what apps they have installed.

10 numbers that define the news business today  From video to social, from mobile to paywalls — these data points help define where we are in the “future of news” today, like it or not.

If you think Big Data investment is optional, your news media company is in trouble Big Data may be complicated and overwhelming, but news media companies cannot sit by and pretend it doesn’t exist or isn’t important — even if the payoff is in the distant future.

What People Search For Vs What People Share It makes sense that what people share on social media could be a lot different to what they’re searching for in Google.

The Best Time to Tweet for Clicks, Retweets, and Replies Imagine removing all guesswork when you schedule your tweets, knowing the best times to experiment with tweeting for maximum clicks and maximum engagement.

Why journalists should care more about media business modelsIncreased collaboration, done right, does not present any threat to our values of journalistic independence”. –       p. 61, The New York Times Innovation Report

Traditional media too ‘stuffy’ for young digital readers WPP founder contrasts the style of Vice News with sites such as the BBC, the New York Times and the Guardian

Will enough people ever be willing to pay for news online? It’s no secret that the ability to publish news online has, to an extent, cut publishers’ ability to control the distribution of news.

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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