Tag Archives: New York Times
Posted on 25. Nov, 2009 by Peter Hauck.
Jim Schachter (Editor, Digital Initiatives for The New York Times) leads a panel discussion exploring how local sites can establish themselves as credible news organizations in their communities.
Posted on 05. Aug, 2009 by Damian Ghigliotty.
YouTube has big designs to take on local news broadcasting, The New York Times reported earlier this week. News Near You, which the Google-owned site introduced this spring, detects the location of its users and provides lists of geographically relevant news videos using the same IP technology as dating and weather sites. YouTube’s strategy differs [...]
Posted on 22. Jul, 2009 by Matthew Sollars.
The publisher of The Alternative Press, Michael Shapiro, left his position as a litigator at a law firm in New York City to launch the site in October 2008. A longtime blogger, he started The Alternative Press (the online-only alternative to printed papers in the area) in just his hometown of New Providence, NJ. But [...]
Posted on 13. Jul, 2009 by Matthew Sollars.
Gothamist.com was launched in 2003, as co-founder Jake Dobkin says, “by a few friends having a good time, talking about a subject they were interested in.” They only realized a few years later that they could sell more than enough advertising to sustain the site. Today, the Gothamist is a profitable brand with sites in [...]
Posted on 01. Jun, 2009 by Matthew Sollars.
From Jeff Jarvis, via Buzzmachine. The Observer’s John Koblin reports that the NY Times is considering putting a meter on usage of its site and charging once you’ve read too much. Incredible. They’ve spent the last 15 years trying to get people to stay longer and read more on their site and now they’re going [...]