While a lot of the media news wires bring us reports that are less than positive about the business state of the craft, here are these three items, all of which make us think optimistically.
It’s called Plan B, or Plan C, at media organizations everywhere: the day print editions, in the traditional sense, do not exist anymore. The Independent seems to enjoy a measure of success with its digital only strategy.
The often-misunderstood millennials DO read text, and they do so to understand and to learn more about a story. They also like visuals to accompany stories. Not surprisingly, that is what three RJI Research Scholars who spent the past year studying the effectiveness and sustainability of long-form digital journalism, tell us.
The New York Times debuted a Spanish-language app dubbed NYT en Español. The app is part of NYT’s news app for Android and features all the content available on the Spanish-language website The New York Times en Español.
In our last blog post, we were happy to write about The New York Times publication of a piece of fiction in one of their recent Sunday editions. Now, in Holland, Dutch site De Correspondent is using books to expand its audience.
I debated with myself before blogging about this topic: addiction to digital media. I don’t have a solution, and I find myself addicted at times, so how can I condemn it? In any case, there is content here that you should not miss. So here it goes.
From time to time we celebrate the wonderful work that newspaper editors and designers do on their printed editions. Today, we salute the team at The Village Daily Sun for a high school football preview that scores a few touchdowns.
It was a happy surprise with my Sunday New York Times print edition August 7: a special section with a piece of new fiction. Newspapers may take a page from newspapers of another era which routinely carried serialized fiction on their pages.