Monthly Archives: July 2011

Summify – The newsonomics of Netflix and the digital shift

Image via CrunchBase Summify – The newsonomics of Netflix and the digital shift. Netflix’s experience is early, and directional for news and consumer publishers. What Reed Hastings is essentially saying is that once a company has figured out its route to digital business model success, it doesn’t want to dally, straddling too long the old […]

News Corp business 19th century model

From this thread: Phone hacking row shows News Corp is no ordinary news company | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk Jay Rosen: Rupert Murdoch’s news organisations are not in the news business. What they crave is influence. This is right on target: John McQuaid – What’s interesting here is the anachronistic/dynastic corporate structure, which clashes […]

Phone hacking row shows News Corp is no ordinary news company | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk

Phone hacking row shows News Corp is no ordinary news company | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk. Jay Rosen asks “ultimate causes: what is it about News Corp that has produced these events?” and then has Carl Bernstein weigh in, as well as others. Everyone says it it the organizational culture that made it this […]

Non-Profit News | Project for Excellence in Journalism PEJ

Non-Profit News | Project for Excellence in Journalism PEJ. As traditional newsrooms have shrunk, a group of institutions and funders motivated by something other than profit are entering the journalism arena. This distinguishes them from the commercial news institutions that dominated the 20th century, whose primary sources of revenue-advertising and circulation-were self-evident.

How Britain’s Guardian is Making Journalism History – Peter Osnos and Clive Priddle – International – The Atlantic

Leigh compares Nick Davies to Woodward and Bernstein: he was one dogged reporter who broke the story in the face of widespread institutional denial. But Davies needed a strong editor and paper at his back. Alan Rusbridger, editor in chief of the Guardian, gave the story his staunch support partly because he had for years […]

The Start-Up of You – NYTimes.com

The rise in the unemployment rate last month to 9.2 percent has Democrats and Republicans reliably falling back on their respective cure-alls. It is evidence for liberals that we need more stimulus and for conservatives that we need more tax cuts to increase demand. I am sure there is truth in both, but I do […]

Study: Fair use drives large part of US economy – U.S. Department of Justice, Patrick Leahy, legislation, legal, Jared Polis, intellectual property, government, Ed Black, copyright, Computer and Communications Industry Association, Capital Trade – Computerworld

Study: Fair use drives large part of US economy – U.S. Department of Justice, Patrick Leahy, legislation, legal, Jared Polis, intellectual property, government, Ed Black, copyright, Computer and Communications Industry Association, Capital Trade – Computerworld. The facts and some numbers on the advantages of Fair Use.

Dahl’s risky comeback: Finding listeners who pay | Marketing/media | Crain’s Chicago Business

Dahl’s risky comeback: Finding listeners who pay | Marketing/media | Crain’s Chicago Business. he will become the first of his kind to fund his own talk show via podcast almost solely with loyal listeners’ subscriptions, at $9.95 per month. Mr. Dahl, who believes he can convert 10,000 listeners to paying subscribers, was last on the […]