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Nikki Usher: “Who Needs Newspapers?” It’s fewer people than publishers seem to believe

Nikki Usher: “Who Needs Newspapers?” It’s fewer people than publishers seem to believe | RJI links | Scoop.it
The George Washington professor argues small newspaper publishers are hanging on to false optimism that the importance of their work will save their business.
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Journalism: Dying by a thousand cuts, or being reinvented?

Journalism: Dying by a thousand cuts, or being reinvented? | RJI links | Scoop.it
When they think about competition, many traditional outlets still seem to look mostly at media players such as the Huffington Post or Buzzfeed.
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Digital First Media's chief says newspapers have key advantages in the struggle for readers and advertising - San Jose Mercury News

CEO of the company, the corporate parent of this website, outlines a vision for the future of the newspaper industry as it makes the transition to a digital future.
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Why Publishers Don't Like Apps - Technology Review

Why Publishers Don't Like Apps - Technology Review | RJI links | Scoop.it
The future of media on mobile devices isn't with applications but with the Web.
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Poynter ‘EyeTrack: Tablet’ research shows horizontal swiping instinct for photo galleries | Poynter.

Poynter ‘EyeTrack: Tablet’ research shows horizontal swiping instinct for photo galleries | Poynter. | RJI links | Scoop.it
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Customer-driven from the inside out

Customer-driven from the inside out | RJI links | Scoop.it
Before they can improve the customer experience and drive more audience-generated revenue, media companies need to first figure out who their audience actually is. Here’s how UBM TechWeb addressed the challenge.
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Prismatic wants to be the newspaper for a digital age

Prismatic wants to be the newspaper for a digital age | RJI links | Scoop.it
Surrounded by an overwhelming amount of digital content, many people are looking for something that can fill the role of a digital newspaper -- filtering and highlighting interesting content.
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New App Puts Newspaper Ads On Facebook | NetNewsCheck.com

Ad Supercharger delivers newspaper display ads by email each morning, and also makes newspaper ads sharable on social media sites, allowing readers to share ads with friends on Twitter and Facebook, or print ads on their home printer.
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Murdoch's Daily adds iPhone app: lower price, some free stories

Murdoch's Daily adds iPhone app: lower price, some free stories | RJI links | Scoop.it
The Daily, which launched in early 2011 as a tablet tabloid available only on the iPad, finally is adding an iPhone edition, with Android handsets to follow. It gives the News Corp.
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Email Marketing: Mobile Will Overtake Web-Based Email This Summer - MarketingVOX

Email Marketing: Mobile Will Overtake Web-Based Email This Summer - Publisher: MarketingVox...
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abm - ABM Conference sessions offer advice on shifting business focus to users

abm - ABM Conference sessions offer advice on shifting business focus to users | RJI links | Scoop.it
Embracing the theme of ABM's Annual Conference this year, speakers on several topics in yesterday's sessions made related points.
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Papers Offering More And Better Video News | TVNewsCheck.com

Newspaper sites around the country are producing video on par with that of TV stations, often with the help of former TV multimedia journalists and photographers.
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Journalism’s new model? - mUmBRELLA

Journalism’s new model? - mUmBRELLA | RJI links | Scoop.it
Does the launch of philanthropically funded news site The Global Mail signal a new era for journalism or is the model destined to be a passing fad, asks Cathie...
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Good News for Battered Content Providers - Barrons.com

Good News for Battered Content Providers - Barrons.com | RJI links | Scoop.it
Barnes & Noble soars on Microsoft's investment in its Nook e-reader business, and improved results are reported at New York Times and Sirius XM. Comcast fell, but is stronger than the bears give it credit for being.
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Amazon Kindle Fire Sales Slump as Apple Boosts Tablet Share

Amazon Kindle Fire Sales Slump as Apple Boosts Tablet Share | RJI links | Scoop.it
Amazon.com Inc. lost share in the tablet market in the first quarter as Kindle Fire sales slumped and Apple Inc.’s iPad widened its lead to 68 percent, IDC said.
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Ad Buyers Want Better Info on Magazine Tablet Editions | MediaWorks - Advertising Age

Ad Buyers Want Better Info on Magazine Tablet Editions | MediaWorks - Advertising Age | RJI links | Scoop.it
Print media buyers have sent a letter to magazine publishers asking them to reveal more information about their tablet editions' performance with consumers.
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The Simplicity Thesis

The Simplicity Thesis | RJI links | Scoop.it
The only companies or products that will succeed now are the ones offering the lowest possible level of complexity for the maximum amount of value, says Box CEO and cofounder Aaron Levie.
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Watch This Ingenious UI Idea, For Dragging Files From Your Phone To Computer

Watch This Ingenious UI Idea, For Dragging Files From Your Phone To Computer | RJI links | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago, Ishac Bertran wanted to pluck some articles from his web browser and slip them into his Kindle to read later (and more comfortably), but he was so daunted by the labyrinthine process of transferring data, he decided to skip it...
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Print-to-digital journey: Don't stop rethinking

Print-to-digital journey: Don't stop rethinking | RJI links | Scoop.it
The latest newspaper circulation numbers signal an important milestone in the print-to-digital transition. But can media companies build on this momentum? Here are three parts of a publisher’ business model that must continue to evolve.
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Dallas counts 49K digital subs

A little more than one year after The Dallas Morning News began restricting its online content to consumers willing to pay for access, the paper said it attracted 49,000 digital subscriptions.
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Hilton, USA TODAY give guests new content choices

Hilton, USA TODAY give guests new content choices | RJI links | Scoop.it
News-hungry travelers this summer will notice a new perk in Hilton hotels when they use their laptop, iPad or other devices to go online.
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Christian Science Monitor sees traffic, revenues rising after 3 years of Web-first strategy | Poynter.

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40 apps in 40 days

40 apps in 40 days | RJI links | Scoop.it
With a large portfolio of enthusiast magazines, Source Interlink Media realized it couldn’t create highly interactive custom apps for every title. So it developed an automated process for quickly creating digital replicas.
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