This Is How a Newspaper Dies - POLITICO Magazine


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This Is How a Newspaper Dies
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9 weeks ago by bytebot
But why on Earth should Smith sell? Alden’s newspapers recorded nearly $160 million in profits during fiscal year 2017, analyst Ken Doctor reported in a comprehensive piece recently at NeimanLab. The chain’s 17 percent operating margin makes it one of the industry’s best performers. Over the course of seven years, Alden doubled profits in its Bay Area News Group newspapers, another home to cutbacks. At the Pioneer Press, where its staff is down to 60, the paper produced a $10 million profit at a 13 percent margin.
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11 weeks ago by glanosga
For a preview of the newspaper industry’s coming death, turn your gaze to Colorado, where the withering and emaciated Denver Post finds itself rolling in profits.
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12 weeks ago by bwiese
For a preview of the newspaper industry’s coming death, turn your gaze to Colorado, where the withering and emaciated Denver Post finds itself rolling in profits. The Post’s controlling owner, “vulture capitalist” Randall Smith, has become journalism’s No. via Pocket
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may 2018 by Werderbach
via Pocket - This Is How a Newspaper Dies - Added May 15, 2018 at 11:08AM
may 2018 by mikele
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may 2018 by dshaw
This Is How a Newspaper Dies | AP Photo It’s with a spasm of profits. For a preview of the newspaper industry’s coming death, turn your gaze to Colorado, where the withering and emaciated… | https://politi.co/2rFaqsD | via Instapaper and IFTTT
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may 2018 by habi
- In 1976, long before the internet arrived, Los Angeles Times media reporter David Shaw wrote in a lengthy Page One report about the newspaper’s worsening vital signs. “Are you now holding an endangered species in your hands?” he wrote.
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may 2018 by renaissancechambara
It can die profitably by "harvesting market position"--raising prices and lowering quality.
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may 2018 by alexbecker
"with a spasm of profits." par RT : Comment meurent les journaux...
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may 2018 by brunoboutot
It’s a truth universally acknowledged by those who don’t let sentiment cloud their thinking that the newspaper’s time will soon pass—except for rare titles like the New York Times and a few others that can attract national audiences. “The old model of a general-purpose newspaper fit the industrial age when advertisers needed mass audiences to sell the products of mass production. But the marketplace no longer supports the model of a few messages to many people. Now it is many messages, each to a few people,” Meyer tells me via email.
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may 2018 by mathewi
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may 2018 by aebraddy