The new York times is proving that the internet did not kill the news…
The new York times is proving that the internet did not kill the news business
NY TIMES : straightforward
" People will pay for quality journalism, if you give them an opportunity. "
taste for free
digital media publishers follow the lead of Times/ Post
ask them to pay for it.
the Post made the paywall stricter, more people paid.
it seems to be working quite well.
The New York Times.
Times headlines: little more risque and catchier
cooperate with Facebook: reformatted articles
all of the ad revenue growth : Facebook and Google
a big bump in subscriptions
doing very well in the new digital media era
disdain for the media is well known
company’s stock up more than 12 %
print ad revenues dropped 6.5 % from 2017 to 2018
be attributable to Trump
total print subscription : were up only 3.4 % for the year.
rough year for digital media
BuzzFeed, Vice et Verizon Media
user-generated content to attract audiences and advertisers.
NYTimes’ digital business is thriving
no economic incentive
$709 million - 4.3 million paying subscribers.
digital distribution platforms : Facebook, Twitter et Google
Arthur Sulzberger : DealBook conference
= “devastating to democracy. ”