Newspapers Digital News Summary-2/5/16

Jeff RTNewspapers 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 this week’s story-Last chance to save US newspapers

Apple plans to offer subscription content through News app Apple Inc is working to make subscription content available through its News app, giving publishers with paywalls a new way to control who sees their articles,

Newspapers aren’t dying as fast as you think Digital media executive Richard Tofel made a splash last week with an alarming post on Medium arguing that newspaper print circulation has fallen surprisingly low.

Publishers’ on-again, off-again relationship with apps is back on  There’s been a good case for most publishers to ignore apps. After all, people only use a few.

Wall Street Journal tests closing Google loophole to its paywall The Wall Street Journal has long had a strict paywall

What the media industry can learn from David Bowie David Bowie constantly pushed his creativity. Media companies can do the same by rethinking storytelling strategies and marketing ideas.

Last chance to save US newspapers Recently, journalist-entrepreneur Steve Brill laid down a beautiful rant in an interview with Poynter

Jeff Bezos on The Washington Post’s digital strategy, the future of print Jeff Bezos doesn’t spend much time in Washington, D.C. or at the offices of his Washington Post, but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t mean he isn’t thinking about the newspaper he bought for $250 million


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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