Browsing All posts tagged under »murdoch«

ipad’s plot to destroy newspapers

January 16, 2011

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yes, its dramatic – but it really is possible. by apple insisting that there will be no more free newspapers via the ipad it will achieve two things: 1. it will effectively control 30% of all subscription revenues that they achieve 2. it will own the billing relationship between the consumer and the newspaper and thus […]

restructuring debt, the secret to newspapers future success?

June 27, 2010

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maybe the greed of newspaper publishers is a big cause for their current woes. many papers were heavily leveraged by their new owners as they were cash cows - now the industry is looking to write off $14B in debt!

a world without newspapers

April 4, 2010

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so murdoch foresaw the death of physical newspapers in the 80's and thought it would lead to higher margins but not more competition, in a booming sector (more news is being consumed than ever before) the model based on scarcity does struggle to be relevant - somebody is going to make a bundle out of online news... murdoch?

murdoch vs the internet – NYT to get a paywall

January 21, 2010

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murdoch reveals his cunning plan - freemium. thanks googlers for making his business successful

murdoch new york times still focusing on free access, launches self serve property advrtising

January 17, 2010

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while complaining about the end of newspapers as we know it, murdoch's NYT seems to be embracing the changing climate by launching a self service property advertising platform for realtors.

murdoch vs google and the internet … more

December 9, 2009

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could scaling back non-core operations be the answer for newspaper profitability?

murdoch vs google and the whole internet

December 3, 2009

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Murdoch and buddies bitch about "feee" and the internet killing newspapers. The internet is your best hope fighting against your real newspaper killer - news channels on TV! the TV breaks the news, not newspapers. People have the TV on the whole day, it is becoming companion media in some instances. Newspapers have sold a "package" to advertisers based on a thin veneer of news and a whole lot of aggregation - so revenues will drop as they have less to sell, only news.