Giant digital news networks are rising – will any newspaper company be among them?
The elementary mistake that destroyed one of the largest newspaper companies in the country
To create a successful new product, you may not need an Elon Musk, but you do need someone with a strong personality. How do you manage them? How do you insert them effectively into your company?
Differentiating your product is the ultimate marketing challenge in the digital world – and local doesn’t cut it
Digital First Media and McClatchy, the second and third-largest newspaper holding companies, are going south fast. What happened?
In just 10 slides and 2 minutes we show why newspapers capitulated to digital and what can be learned from it
Why you watch the news you watch and visit the news sites you visit
Too much of the news web is a remix – because good journalism costs money
2015 – a new era in news begins. Just as cable television created a new product cycle in media, introducing brands like Discovery and CNN and HBO, so new digital brands like Vox and Buzzfeed and Reddit are rising on the Internet
There’s no Silicon Valley in Europe. Over the pond they take a different approach to technology development. It’s top-down versus […]
There is a level of fixed cost to newspaper publishing below which the business cannot be sustained
In 2018, more daily newspapers, by now out of cash and ideas, will be published only on Sundays, with news updates on online editions during the rest of the week
In the disruptive digital world, only cannibals survive It’s now fashionable to trot out the Harvard Business School thesis on […]
This is a great time to be in the news business – if you’re not a newspaper. Andreessen Horowitz just […]
Business synergy is a myth – chasing it is fruitless An established company is always tempted to position a new […]
The secret to new product development in the Digital Age: Start small, fail early, fail often I’m going to let […]
Any business leader worried about the future must build a culture that welcomes it For newspapers, the Internet offered one […]
Berkshire Hathaway owns railcars as well as newspapers. Is their decline faster than he thought it would be?
It’s never the technology that’s important. It’s the market and economic forces driving it that matter the most Newspaper companies […]
A simple rule of basic management: Under-estimate your own market position and over-estimate the competition Newspaper companies don’t have an […]
If you lose contact with your market, you will be superseded by new competitors. Without distressed debt specialists looking for […]
In any business, operating performance is a function of organizational culture. QED. We’ve all got stories about crazed managers and […]
The future is never a straight line projection of the past Strange to say, newspapers suffered from years of recurrent […]