Rupert Murdoch’s decision to charge users to access online news across his publications is his answer to the steep decline in advertising revenue this year. While it is appealing to try to turn millions of news surfers into paying customers, how realistic is that move? Angelica Jopson takes stock.
Continue reading A Murdochian gamble
Why is our news today a mile wide and an inch deep, on the face of it a huge offering but actually very shallow? Stephen Jukes, former global Head of News at Reuters, examines the shrinkage in traditional news in Britain and beyond.
Continue reading A Perfect Storm
Print will fall and online will rise and rise. In five years most journalists will produce multi-media content. But quality of journalism may not improve… What 700 editors and newspaper executives across 120 countries said in the second Newsroom Barometer Survey.
Continue reading Online (+ print) = future