Are paywalls saving journalism? – Tom Felle

2 03 2016

PaywallThere was a time, not so long ago, when newspaper presses may as well have been printing money. A combination of hefty advertising revenues and circulation growth saw huge profits flow into the coffers of owners and shareholders. But those days are long gone. Read the rest of this entry »

Are micropayments a viable way to support the news business? – Jane B Singer

26 02 2016

HeadlinesOnce upon a time, the gap between the relatively low supply of something in high demand – timely and trustworthy information – generated enormous profits for news publishers. But over the past 15 years or so, the digital, social and mobile revolutions have all but obliterated that gap. Read the rest of this entry »