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Is Google News killing newspaper journalism?

The Independent asks whether Google News is killing-off newspaper journalism. (http://ping.fm/9pZzp), as Rupert Murdoch has been arguing. Murdoch sees three evils preventing him from dominating the entire world (!)  – 1) The BBC (see previous posts) 2) Freebie 'newspapers' and lastly,  Google News.  The Independent also has concerns about Google – it states in the […]

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Young still consumers of news, they just don’t read newspapers

Link: Younger, Heavy Online News Consumers are Not Newspaper Readers, According to comScore Plan Metrix. OK, so the fact that young people DON’T read newspapers these days sounds like research from the School of the Blinkin’ Obvious (SB0) at the Faculty of Not Rocket Science (FNRS), but read on…. The research from ComScore shows that […]

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Magazine circulations down. Can digital media save the day?

Would you want to work in magazines right now? In a matter of months a new batch of journalism undergraduate students will descend on the job market.  Many will no doubt be looking for careers within the magazine sector, as they scan the pages of Media Guardian. But the industry has changing and, as we […]

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Researching making money from online content

Most websites of newspapers and magazines don’t make serious money. The Guardian website, until very recently, was run at a (great big) loss. There are two main methods to monetise content and you should look at these: A) Charging for advertising – Revenue from online advertising is increasing, although it’s still very small beer compared […]

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Is ITV1 dead?

  At the end of a hard day at the office, we all like to veg in front of the box. Of course ITV hopes we’ll all be slumped on the sofa watching channel 3 and not tuned into YouTube. It seems like the days when Michael Barrymore was Mr. Saturday Night and every kid […]

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