Tag: Washington Post

Small is Beautiful and Product is Everything

Everything that’s going on in the news business right now, from attempts to make Google and Facebook pay for linking to publisher websites, to the arrival of newsletter products in local markets, to the rise of the role of the news product manager, to subscription tax credits to support newspapers…in France, naturellement

Culture Clash

Predictable profitability is fatal without leadership committed to continuously challenging the assumptions on which it is based. You can’t do that if you don’t know how to build an open-minded and competitive culture

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?

Shakeout?

the lessons in product positioning and advertising sales from the sudden shakeout in digital media

Not Much Has Changed Since I’ve Been Gone. Except for Just One Thing.

Giant digital news networks are rising – will any newspaper company be among them?

The Sayonara Strategy: How Newspapers Will Fade Away

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

Taking on the Oracle of Omaha – or have I lost my mind?

Berkshire Hathaway owns railcars as well as newspapers. Is their decline faster than he thought it would be?