Tag Archives: New Business Models For News

Next Steps: What We Heard, What We Need

Posted on 19. Nov, 2009 by .


At the end of our New Business Models for (Local) News Conference last week we asked a question we’ve been asking since our first go-round three years ago: What’s next? What do we, as practitioners of journalism, need to do to help sustain journalism in this new age? It seems there is still a simple […]

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Two Paid Models for Metro News

Posted on 30. Sep, 2009 by .


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 […]

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Thank You and Keep 'em Coming

Posted on 18. Aug, 2009 by .


So far we received a lot of interesting responses since the FOCAS conference kicked off yesterday and we look forward to reading more as we continue to break down our individual models. This project is all about interactivity and we wouldn’t have moved past the theoretical phase without your input. That goes for our 113 […]

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FOCAS: Live from Aspen

Posted on 17. Aug, 2009 by .


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 […]

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Take Our Survey!

Posted on 26. Jun, 2009 by .


We sent our survey to nearly 200 independent local and hyperlocal websites this week. We’re looking for business and editorial information from websites across the country so we can develop a set of business models and best practices to make sure news has a bright future. We’ve already gotten a great response from dozens of […]

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