7 news media startups and companies to watch in 2024

How can news media startups develop sustainable business models? In a context where even well-funded companies such as Artifact and the Messenger have faced difficulties and were forced to close, many news companies are asking themselves this question. While some businesses, such as Semafor, are seemingly on the path to sustainability, the challenges of sustaining[…]

News Media Events You Need on Your Radar in 2024

2024 is set to host various media events worldwide, opening opportunities for learning and networking. We’ve curated a list of events that cater to a wide range of professionals in the news industry. Here’s a guide to some of the key media events in 2024 that you won’t want to miss.   February The Audiencers Festival[…]

What do digital news platforms need to reach financial sustainability? Insights for publishers

Introduction Monetising digital content has been a challenge for news publishers ever since the advent of the internet. New ventures find it particularly challenging to carve a space in an already competitive niche. In recent weeks, both Artifact and The Messenger have made headlines: Artifact will be shutting down at the end of February, while[…]

Nieman Lab’s Predictions for 2024: Twipe’s Top Picks 

Every December, Nieman Lab releases predictions from industry leaders about the upcoming year. We’ve chosen our top 10 predictions from their list of over 140 for 2024. This year’s predictions revolved around several critical themes such as AI, news consumption patterns, the role of journalism in democracy, the importance of local and community-focused journalism, misinformation[…]

Twipe Wrapped 2023

Enjoy Twipe Wrapped, our highlight reel with a selection of what made 2023 special for Twipe. Happy holidays from the Twipe team!

5 Tips for a Successful Large-scale ePaper Migration 

Migrating app providers can be a daunting project, but Südwestdeutsche Medienholding (SWMH) shows us that it doesn’t always have to be. Having led SWMH’s migration of several apps to the Twipe platform within just over 12 months, Gregor Zoller, SWMH’s Director of IT, is intimately familiar with the ins and outs of large-scale ePaper migrations.[…]

Le Monde in English: Strategies to Reach New Markets

“It’s in Le Monde’s DNA to talk to the world.” French publisher Le Monde took a significant step by launching Le Monde in English in April 2022. This project brings select French articles to an English-speaking audience on their website and through a bilingual live news app. A year and a half since launch, we[…]

Key Insights from Newspapers’ Black Friday Deals in 2023 

2023 marks the third year Twipe analyses publishers’ Black Friday offers. Our focus remains consistent with last year’s, involving an in-depth examination of the same 60 publications we studied in 2022. This approach benchmarks year-on-year changes and provides insights into the strategic adaptations publishers are making in this key sales period.  Innovative Strategies: Enhancing Subscriptions[…]

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