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Goodbye Printed Newspapers, Hello Streaming Mobile

Jeremy Harris Lipschultz | Posted 07.25.2012 | Media
Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

The shift to online media in the past two decades comes with two important realities: (1) online revenue increases are smaller than print media decreases; and (2) mainstream media are being challenged by crowdsourcing behavior.

Rupert Murdoch BLOCKS Google From UK Times Website

paidContent:UK | Robert Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Times and Sunday Times' upcoming paid sites will not allow their articles to appear in search engines like Google (NSDQ: GOOG). That was one nugge...

The Times And Sunday Times Of London Get New Websites, Paywall Coming Soon

Guardian | Mark Sweney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

News International has unveiled new-look Times and Sunday Times websites that, from next month, will only be accessible to people who pay to use them....

Why The Daily Mail Is An 'Online Miracle'

The Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

[The Daily] Mail's online chief, Martin Clarke, is clearly (though pragmatically) opposed to paywalls. Because he doesn't need them. Because the surge...

iPad Means Newspapers Must Charge For Content: Forbes Writer

Forbes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The advent of the iPad means two things for medialand. It means failing newspapers can save themselves if they have the guts to do so, and it means th...

Daily Mail Online: Why We're Staying Free

PaidContent UK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media


Variety Pitches Subscribers: "Think Of The Paywall As A Velvet Rope"

Deadline Hollywood Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This notice sent to subscribers made me laugh out loud. First, Variety tries to liken your forking over money for the trade to membership in a club, c...

Times Online Hits Paywall: Murdoch's UK Times To Charge For Web Access

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LONDON — The Times and The Sunday Times newspapers will begin charging for Internet access to content in June, offering subscriptions at 1 pound...

Readers Don't Want To Pay For News Online: Survey

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Getting people to pay for news online at this point would be "like trying to force butterflies back into their cocoons," a new consum...

New York Times To Charge Online Beginning In January

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The New York Times will begin charging for access to its website in January, its editor revealed Thursday evening. The Wall Street Journal reports th...

A New Way to Think About New Media: Arianna Huffington Talks to Toronto

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marissa Bronfman

Why would The Toronto Star newspaper be funding Arianna Huffington's talk during Toronto Advertising Week; hadn't she effectively killed newspapers with The Huffington Post?

How To Pirate The New York Times When They Start Charging For Content In 2011

Miles Klee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Miles Klee

Open your Internet browser and go straight to Google. Anyone experienced in online piracy knows that a search engine is your best friend, as pilfered...

New York Times 'Metered Model': Paywall Announcement Confirms Report

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The New York Times Wednesday confirmed reports that it would introduce a "metered model" to its website, formally announcing plans to introduce "a pai...

Newsday Site Turns To Subscriber Model

Newsday | October 22, 2009 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Beginning Wednesday, most of content will only be available to subscribers of Optimum Online, Newsday, or those willing to pay for it. T...

Murdoch May Block Google Searches Entirely From His Newspaper Sites

Guardian | Bobbie Johnson, San Francisco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Rupert Murdoch says he will remove stories from Google's search index as a way to encourage people to pay for content online. In an interview with ...

Why Newspapers Won't Get Rich Shunning Google

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

SAN FRANCISCO — There's an intriguing idea floating around the media: Microsoft Corp. wants to undercut Google so badly in Internet search that ...

Newsday Columnist Saul Friedman Quits Over Paywall

New York Times | RICHARD PÉREZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

So count Saul Friedman a contrarian twice over. Mr. Friedman, who had written a column for Newsday since 1996, quit last week over the paper's deci...

"The Office" Makes Paywall Joke, Mocks Wall Street Journal Site (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"The Office" joked about newspaper paywalls — specifically the one at Rupert Murdoch's Wall Street Journal — on Thursday night's episode. ...

Eric Schmidt Questions Murdoch's Online Pay Plan

The Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Publishers of general news would find it hard to charge for their content online because too much free content is available, the chief executive of Go...

Mark Cuban: Kill News Aggregators, End Free Links

Newsweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Some are talking about making readers pay subscription fees. But the most radical idea, and the one I find most intriguing, is being advanced by Mark ...

Newport Daily News Finds Newsstand Success Following Online Paywall

Newsweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

But something even stranger happened: after the Web site put up a pay wall for nearly all its content, readers would brave driving rainstorms to go ou...

Financial Times: Don't Email Our Articles

Media Memo | Peter Kafka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

But if you're that confident in your model--which, in short, allows Web surfers to look in on the site 10 times a month for free but demands pa...

News Corp Leading Effort To Create Consortium With Rivals To Force Online Fees

Los Angeles Times | Dawn C. Chmielewski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As newspapers across the country struggle with declining readership and advertising revenue, News Corp. executives have been meeting in recent weeks w...

Financial Times Execs Vindicated By Move Towards Paywalls: "It Was Pretty Lonely Out There For A While In Paid Land"

New York Times | ERIC PFANNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Now, with few signs that advertising is rebounding from a deep slump, and with other publishers moving to imitate by erecting so-called pay wal...

Valley Morning Star, South Texas Newspaper, To Begin Charging For Access

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

HARLINGEN, Texas — A South Texas newspaper says it will begin charging for access to its Web site this week, warning that the days of giving con...