Tag Archives: Newspaper business

Are bloggers ready for the competition from the arrival of so many former, print journalists?

Do bloggers realise quite what is about to hit them?  Following wave after wave of redundancies on US and UK  newspapers and a marked shift to web-only or web-dominant on those titles that survive, hundreds of traditional journalists are about to flood the bloggers hallowed … 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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Ten percent digital revenues at Trinity Mirror by 2011

UK newspaper company Trinity Mirror claimed that 10 percent of its revenue would be digital by 2011, up from 4.4 percent this year. The rise would mean £100 million in revenue compared to just under £23 million today. The figures … Continue reading

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Digital helps Daily Mail after drop in advertising revenues

Yesterday’s Daily Telegraph, in an article headlined “Daily Mail owner says online helps offset fall in print advertising”, reports that Total advertising revenues at Associated were down 3pc, but that figure included growth in online advertising. When online is stripped … Continue reading

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What part will digital play in a downturn?

Here is a gloomy first slide of a presentation by Roger Martin-Fagg, Client Director Henley Management College, on the subject The UK Economy: Soft landing, Recession or Full-blown Depression? He gave the keynote address at the recent Summer Eventia, the events industry … Continue reading

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A debate by our web editors on print v online

We had a debate by our web teams buzzing around the office this afternoon about how much content should go online and how much in the paper. It kicks off I’m working on a breakdown of what content works best … Continue reading

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More on state of UK media industry from the Guardian

The impact of digital on the media continues as a main theme in the news  and blogs. My excerpts from the Guardian certainly attracted attention. But I missed an equally important piece later in the GuardianMedia section about how IDG, one of … Continue reading

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UK newspapers hit by double whammy

The Guardian reports today that three national newspaper groups have seen their newspaper shares hit by fears over a downturn in traditional advertising revenue and the rise of digital. According to the paper Trinity Mirror, the owner of the flagship daily … Continue reading

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