Tag: newspaper monopoly
This is a Stick-Up
Rupert Murdoch’s Wall Street Journal has adroitly managed the transition to digital. The London Times, not so much. His other newspapers around the world? Not at all. So, he’s leading the charge to hold Google and Facebook to ransom. Plus, as always, the latest update of interesting recent developments around the world of media…
How well do you know your market?
The content management system is important. But the customer management system is critical
Between a rock and a hard place
Traditional news monopolies had no incentive to invest in the art and science of creating user demand. So when the Internet arrived, users grabbed the chance to go to more interesting places. Can they be persuaded to come back?
You Gotta Pick Your Shots
Why digital advertising has failed to deliver on its original promise
The elementary mistake that destroyed one of the largest newspaper companies in the country
“The Only Newspaper In The World That Gives A Damn About Yerington” or, The End of Local Media
Differentiating your product is the ultimate marketing challenge in the digital world – and local doesn’t cut it
It’s tough being the boss
Digital First Media and McClatchy, the second and third-largest newspaper holding companies, are going south fast. What happened?
10 slides in 2 minutes
In just 10 slides and 2 minutes we show why newspapers capitulated to digital and what can be learned from it
Can anyone be trusted?
Why you watch the news you watch and visit the news sites you visit
Tener el martillo sin la una. To have the hammer without the nail.
There’s no Silicon Valley in Europe. Over the pond they take a different approach to technology development. It’s top-down versus […]
The Heart of the Newspaper Problem
There is a level of fixed cost to newspaper publishing below which the business cannot be sustained
Owning Your Own Destruction
Business synergy is a myth – chasing it is fruitless An established company is always tempted to position a new […]
Success Can Be Fatal
Any business leader worried about the future must build a culture that welcomes it For newspapers, the Internet offered one […]
A pox on the editor-priests
The future is never a straight line projection of the past Strange to say, newspapers suffered from years of recurrent […]