Will Blendle or Medium become the Netflix of paid news?

Interesting and challenging analysis from Esther Kezia Harding about the possible flaws in subscription models of newspapers. Will Blendle or Medium.com be able to become the Netflix of paid content? Or will newspapers themselves be able to keep strong subscription footholds in the digital age?

According to a poll done by The Media Briefing, most people consult 9-15 news sources in a week. If every news source would be charging a ‘Netflix’ subscription fee of 10 EUR/month, then people would amount paying up to 150,- EUR per month. This is most likely not going to be a good working model.


Read the full article on The Media Briefing: https://www.themediabriefing.com/article/the-fatal-flaw-in-subscription-models


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