This Is How a Newspaper Dies - POLITICO Magazine


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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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4 days ago by Werderbach
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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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6 days ago 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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9 days ago by renaissancechambara
It can die profitably by "harvesting market position"--raising prices and lowering quality.
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9 days ago by alexbecker
"with a spasm of profits." par RT : Comment meurent les journaux...
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10 days ago 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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