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‘There’s no longer this church versus state’: City AM is tearing down the divide between the editorial and business sides

London business-focused newspaper City AM is drastically changing its culture, in ways that its chief operating officer Charles Yardley says could change the U.K. publishing landscape as a whole. Trying to bring editorial and commercial together, City AM will now also publish articles by “contributors” who are paid based on the number of page views […]

More than half of local independent online news sites are selling sponsored content, Tow-Knight report finds

According to a new report from the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism, 51 percent of local independent online news sites that sell journalism are selling native advertising or sponsored content. The report shows that while these publishers are still heavily dependent on advertising revenue, they’re experimenting with new ad formats and new ways to bring […]

The business value of BuzzFeed’s journalism is coming into question, and some say BuzzFeed could curtail news to focus on video and entertainment

You might have heard: BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti says BuzzFeed is in the business of news because “it’s good for the world, it’s good for business, and it’s good for our company culture” But did you know: BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti wrote an essay last summer about why BuzzFeed does news, but some are questioning the […]

A roadmap for reinventing legacy news organizations is starting to emerge, with a focus on not being everything to everyone

Taking a look at newsroom re-organizations around the country at legacy news organizations such as The Dallas Morning News and The New York Times, we can start to see a roadmap for reinventing legacy organizations start to emerge, Poynter’s Kristen Hare writes. In terms of coverage, these news organizations are not trying to be everything […]

Tribune’s new investor wants to save print with ‘machine vision’ technology

Tribune Publishing’s new second-largest investor Nant Capital has a plan to save print: With “machine vision” technology developed by CEO Patrick Soon-Shiong, he says the experience of reading a print newspaper will be brought to life. For example, if a reader focused their smartphone camera on a picture of Kevin Durant, they could see Durant […]

Tribune Publishing says it will ‘thoroughly review’ Gannett’s revised offer

You might have heard: Gannett increased its offer to buy Tribune Publishing to $15/share, putting the total value of Tribune at $864 million (USA Today) But did you know: After Gannett upped its acquisition offer, Tribune Publishing say it will “thoroughly review” the revised offer. Gannett’s new offer of $15/share is a 99 percent premium over […]

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