Archive for 'Paid Content'
Posted on 20. Sep, 2010 by Peter Hauck.
The City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism announced today it will establish the nation’s most intensive program in entrepreneurial journalism with the creation of the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism and the nation’s first Master of Arts degree in Entrepreneurial Journalism. The $10 million Tow-Knight Center will receive $3 million in funding [...]
Posted on 16. Mar, 2010 by Peter Hauck.
Over the last few months we have presented our New Business Models For News at a number of workshops and meetings. And we’ve received a lot of valuable feedback that has helped us further refine our models. Although these genericized models are supported by extensive, well-documented research, they are but one possible view of the [...]
Posted on 19. Nov, 2009 by Jeff Jarvis.
I appeared on NPR’s On Point today to discuss Murdoch v. Google with Michael Wolff and Steve Brill and also got to talk about our New Business Models for News Project. You can listen here. The show’s blog quoted me thusly: But News Corp isn’t the only one making the mistake here. I think the [...]
Posted on 30. Sep, 2009 by Matthew Sollars.
The debate over paid models has grown heated in recent months as publishers cast about for new revenues to replace declining advertising dollars. But, although asking readers to pay for the news seems to have gained favor of late, publishers are still divided on whether charging for online content is the best approach. Indeed, just [...]
Posted on 19. Sep, 2009 by Jeff Jarvis.
In an essay that, on first blush, ranks near to Clay Shirky’s seminal thinking-the-unthinkable think piece, Paul Graham argues that we never paid for content: In fact consumers never really were paying for content, and publishers weren’t really selling it either. If the content was what they were selling, why has the price of books [...]
Posted on 11. Sep, 2009 by Matthew Sollars.
New plans for paid content platforms, from players as varied as I.B.M., Google and NewsCorp, earned plenty of attention earlier this week. Some have boiled the story down to a potential battle for publisher-clients between Google and Journalism Online, the start up from Steven Brill, Gordon Crovitz and Leo Hindery which has been at the [...]
Posted on 17. Aug, 2009 by Damian Ghigliotty.
The CUNY New Business Models for News Project, funded by the Knight Foundation, is presenting its work at the Aspen Institute’s Forum on Communication and Society today. (You can read about our project here and dig into the new models here.) Below is Jeff Jarvis’ presentation, which he made using new software from Prezi. Just [...]
Posted on 05. Aug, 2009 by Jeff Jarvis.
Thomson Reuters digital boss Chris Ahearn stands up in favor of the link economy (as opposed to someone else we know). It’s sensible talk and he suggests we have more such talk about how best to link. I agree. As soon as I can, I’ll set a date in October to hold a symposium on [...]
Posted on 28. Jul, 2009 by Damian Ghigliotty.
Often, the slimmer the news organization the more dedicated its staff. The Arizona Guardian, a subscription-based news site in Phoenix, covers state politics as closely as any of its competitors. Except the Guardian’s five partners manage everything from the site’s political coverage to its information technology and sales. Their initial funder and co-owner, Bob Grossfeld [...]
Posted on 01. Jul, 2009 by Matthew Sollars.
In the course of the coming weeks, we’re going to dig into what has worked—and what hasn’t—for news innovators across the country. These journalists and web entrepreneurs have all taken our survey, which we’re using to build the business models and identify the revenue opportunities that will sustain journalism for years to come. Take the [...]