Digital kiosks struggling to keep European publishers on board

When kiosks such as Blendle first came out on the scene, there were cries that they would be “the saviour of journalism“, but since then things haven’t gone as great. To understand why kiosks are struggling to keep European publishers on board, we’ve taken a deep dive into the world of kiosks. Blendle – not[…]

The dynamics of subscribing, explained in Media Institute Report

The American Press Institute just published what it believes is the largest research into subscriptions and news. Named “Paying for news: Why people subscribe and what it says about the future of journalism”, the 60-page report investigates the current and future states of paid-for news. Let’s look at some of its key takeaways: 1. Young people are[…]

Are publishers disappointed in Facebook’s Instant Articles?

Almost two years ago, Facebook rolled out Instant Articles. The new feature aimed at providing publishers with a more engaging platform on which to gather users, through faster loading times and a cleaner look and feel. Not even 24 months later, many industry actors are already turning away from Facebook’s once praised idea. The Guardian recently joined a[…]

Readers become editors in RJI newsletter experiment

How to use data to personalize content and engage your readers Tracy Clark, a Reynold’s Journalism Institute fellow, partnered with the Austin American-Statesman to study the impact of newsletter personalization on reader loyalty. She compared a Stateman’s editor-curated newsletter, “Midday Break”, to “News for You”, a newsletter set up using Reportory, a news personalization technology she[…]

The new iOS 10 and what it means for publishers

With the new update to Apple’s iOS there are new opportunities for digital publishers. Most importantly the revamped lock screen, can now be customized and shows more widgets. Enabling the user to get a quicker overview of their news. Widgets Widgets on your lock screen can now be added, removed and rearranged. Thus, making the[…]

Apple News a new opportunity for publishers?

It’s that time of the year again when Apple announces at WWDC the latest developments of Apple products. Yesterday a new iPad and iPhone app was announced that aims to disrupt news consumption. Based on a Flipboard-like principal, Apple News brings content together from publishers across the world and allows the content owners to tailor[…]

New template family FLOW used by Het Belang van Limburg

Three years ago, Het Belang van Limburg launched their first app on iPad. Since then they moved from pure Replica apps to Twipe NextGen apps for optimized tablet reading. Now they restyled their apps with new templates called FLOW. FLOW Het Belang van Limburg developed the new template family FLOW on the Twipe NextGen Publishing[…]

Twipe signs up French regional pubisher Le Télégramme and continues its international growth

Leuven, 24.02.2015 Le Télégramme, a leading French regional newspaper, chooses Twipe to publish its digital newspapers on tablets, smartphones and web. With a circulation of 220.000 daily Newspapers, Le Télégramme is one of the main regional newspapers in France. Le Télégramme publishes its newspaper 7 days a week in 19 regional editions throughout Brittany. Fully[…]

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