Category Archives: Newspaper business

Ogilvy & Mather’s Shelly Lazarus: how to make money on social networks

Great interview with Shelley Lazarus, chief executive of Ogilvy & Mather, in today’s Media Guardian where she suggests how we will make money on social networks. The issue there is, ‘Yes, it’s a big, big thing, but how do you advertise … Continue reading

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Tina Brown launches long awaited “The Daily Beast”

PaidContent reveals Tina Brown’s answer to the Huffington Post:- By now, anyone who’s been paying attention knows that Tina Brown’s online project with Barry Diller’s backing is called The Daily Beast after the paper in Evelyn Waugh’s Scoop. Brown’s high-profile … Continue reading

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Which UK newspaper is most blog-friendly?

I posted up a “wordle”or tag cloud of all speeches given by the UK’s political leaders at their national conventions over the last three weeks – US readers might be used to wordles but they are unknown in the UK … Continue reading

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When will B2B magazines become fully immersed in the issues confronting the rest of the media?

What evidence is there that the structural changes bringing about rapid change to US media is mirrored in the UK? And where do B2B magazines figure in this revolution? Are they, in some way, immune? The changes evident in the … Continue reading

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B2B mags better at growing digital business than consumer titles

The Guardian newspaper reports today that City, that is investment, sentiment prefers B2B magazines over consumer titles. The reason – B2Bs are perceived to have been quicker at building their digtital revenues than consumer ones in the face of declining … Continue reading

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Jessica DaSilva comes under attack again

Jessica Da Silva, who writes powerfully and always with real emotion on her blog, has generated angry reactions to her latest posting once more.   Regular readers of These Digital Times will remember intern DaSilva worked for the The Tampa Tribune, a … Continue reading

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Blogging like “karaoke” according to former Orlando Sentinel reporter

Mark I Pinsky, a former reporter on US paper the Orlando Sentinel, analyses why the US newspaper industry is in such parlous states in the Guardian.  There’s also a problem we cannot control. Journalism’s statesmen and academics may differ, but … Continue reading

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Baristanet v Ledger Live – Digital v traditional

Ledger Live, the daily broadcast by New Jersey’s Star-Ledger, has delighted all those interested in the survival of traditional media. It has picked up the best habits of citizen journalism – the use of readers videos, for example – and … Continue reading

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A week in and Ledger Live is rocking

A week since it kicked off, and, on Ledger Live, Brian Donohue shows just how cool a daily ‘cast should Remember the New Jersey paper’s website is using locals and its ace reporter to create “citzen journalism”. more about “NJ … Continue reading

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These Digital Times Daily 04/08/08 – online Olympic coverage, Paulo Coelho and centenarians

My views on the most important digital stories of the day in the UK from the web, from the papers, from radio and TV. more about “These Digital Times Daily – 8. 4. 200…“, posted with vodpod . In today’s broadcast, … Continue reading

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