Why hyperlocal news is here to stay

Why hyperlocal news is here to stay

Even as we see growth in newspaper subscribers, there’s a perception that it is mainly national titles that have benefited. However, we have seen success stories in local media, with a just-released report from Reuters highlighting how local publishers have succeeded with subscription strategies in Europe. We have also seen success across the pond, with[…]

Why I’m proud to be a Twipee

Why I’m proud to be a Twipee

A few weeks ago, my internship at Twipe came to an end. Over the summer I was able to work on an exciting product, take some responsibility, and above all learn a lot! First and foremost I want to talk about the people of Twipe or ‘Twipees’ as they call themselves. Twipees are a special[…]

Surprising opportunities for news audio despite pandemic

Surprising opportunities for news audio despite pandemic

Coronavirus has impacted news media across the spectrum, from declining advertising revenue to changing news audience habits. In the early days of the crisis, there was an immediate fear that news audio listening would plummet as globally people suddenly stopped commuting. However we have seen some good news for audio, including research from GlobalWebIndex that[…]

European publishers seeing success with subscription strategies

European publishers seeing success with subscription strategies

This week a study on publishers across Europe was published by Reuters, with a focus on how 8 specific titles have found success with reader revenue strategies. This report serves as a follow up to one published in 2018, in which not all publishers had embraced reader revenue strategies, so it is interesting to see[…]

Love or Hate? Publishers on TikTok, YouTube, and Instagram

Love or Hate? Publishers on TikTok, YouTube, and Instagram

With the news this week that Facebook has re-created the original Facebook, going back to their .edu roots, it is perhaps time to check back in on how publishers are reaching new audiences on social media. However today there is more than just Facebook and Twitter publishers must develop strategies for. With this wide range[…]

Who are ePaper readers? A case study from Germany

Who are ePaper readers? A case study from Germany

This week a new report on the state of ePaper readership in Germany was released by Die Zeitungen. German-speakers can find the full report here. To bring this information to a wider audience, we have translated the findings into English for our Future of News community. Join us as we explore five key findings on[…]

Unexpected wins for publishers facing prolonged work from home

Unexpected wins for publishers facing prolonged work from home

It is not often that the global news industry faces the same challenge as it does today with the Coronavirus pandemic. In our latest webinar in our Future of News series, a discussion on the status of work from home was sparked. With a very global audience, publishers came from 27 different countries, there was[…]

5 lessons from the launch of The Telegraph’s new digital edition app

5 lessons from the launch of The Telegraph’s new digital edition app

This week we welcomed nearly 200 publishers from 27 different countries for the latest webinar in our Future of News series. Mathias Douchet, Director of Product at The Telegraph, was the special guest speaker. He shared the three key pillars of their strategy: Journalism: the key thing The Telegraph has been doing for over 160[…]

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