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The Week as a test model of stripped down journalism (like Time magazine in the \'20s)

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The Week as a test model of stripped down journalism (like Time magazine in the '20s)

Editors Weblog – 2011-03-16

Profitable and growing steadily, The Week is heading in the opposite direction of the likes of Newsweek, or any well-respected longer format publication, such as The New Yorker or The Atlantic, in delivering the bare-bones minimum: 100-word soundbites with no lofty prose, opinion-driven narrative or descriptive anecdotes; only small photographs and little in the way of style, design or illustration, according to The New York Times.Seemingly popular and patronized for its functional utility, in...
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Fresh complaint filed in US agency model case

Lawyers acting for the plaintiffs in the case against Apple and major publishers in the US over e... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-23

Will Pay-Per-View Model for Online News Become the Norm?

TORONTO — The head of Postmedia Network believes the newspaper chain’s competitors will soon follow it towards an online pay-per-view model as the industry searches for new digital... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-13

Ladies’ Home Journal to Move to Reader-Produced Content Model

In a new twist on the user generated content model, Meredith’s Ladies’ Home Journal is turning over editorial reins to its readers. As of its March issue, almost every story featured in the... | Folio Magazine – 2012-01-10

Cashmore Offers Peek at Mashable Model

New York—Mashable has come a long way from its beginnings as a Wordpress blog that a 19-year-old Pete Cashmore launched as a way to connect with his peers and learn about social media and tech as he... | Folio Magazine – 2011-11-03

Suffolk proposes charitable trust model for libraries

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 01/11/2011 - 09:25 Suffolk County Council is proposing setting up a charitable trust to run its 44 libraries. read more | The Bookseller – 2011-11-01

Boston Globe introduces subscription model

Today, at 5.00AM EST, The Boston Globe officially announced the launch of its subscription service. For a fee of $3.99 a week users can have full online access to all the content of The Boston Globe.... | Editors Weblog – 2011-10-19

"Daunt model" to be applied to Waterstone's

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 12/09/2011 - 09:06 Waterstone's is thought to be organising the management of its stores into groups of bookshops with similar profiles, following a... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-12

iPad photo magazine Once offers unique compensation model

Typically, periodical contributors are paid either via per-item fee or through a salary, if at all. New iPad magazine Once thinks that a new format calls for a new compensation model; one that... | GigaOM – 2011-08-25

Time Magazine establishes its digital subscription model

Time Magazine released its new subscription plan today, which allows readers unilateral access to the magazine across any platform, be it digital, print, or tablet.With the current variety of... | Editors Weblog – 2011-07-20

E-textbooks are destroying the old publishing business model

By Tim Conneally, Betanews The business model behind textbooks is completely out of step with what the market today wants, according to the head of Nature Publishing's digital textbook initiatives. | Betanews – 2011-07-15

Glam Media Aiming at Brands with New Model

Glam Media built a big collection of online blogs aimed at women on the premise that by serving up high-quality content, it could appeal to brand advertisers who have shunned lower cost ad networks.... | AdWeek – 2011-07-14

A sign that Patch’s hyperlocal model isn’t working as planned?

Street Fight Magazine Local advertising was once the exclusive goal of Patch and national advertisers were practically forbidden, reports Rick Robinson. “I hear things there are changing. They are... | Poynter. – 2011-07-07

Counting Page Views? Don't Call It A Business Model

Revenue performance indicators should be the most important metric. | Folio Magazine – 2011-05-26

N.Y. Times Shares Rise 9 Percent On Pay Model

Shares of The New York Times Co. increased nine percent Wednesday after CEO Janet Robinson said that more readers are paying for full access to its website. | Editor & Publisher – 2011-05-19

Reinvent the business model, Teicher tells BIC

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 17/05/2011 - 08:29 There are opportunities for genuine growth and a renewed vitality in bricks and mortar bookselling if the business model is... | The Bookseller – 2011-05-17

Random UK signs to agency model

Written By: Graeme Neill and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 10/05/2011 - 09:04 Random House has become the latest publisher to sign up to the agency terms with Apple, saying it wants to... | The Bookseller – 2011-05-10

Random House Accepts 'Agency Model' for E-book Pricing

New York - Publisher Random House has announced that it will transition to an "agency model" for e-book pricing, whereby it will now set prices for consumers, and provide a commission to third-party... | Digital Media Wire – 2011-03-02

Media Decoder: Random House Adopts New Model for Selling E-Books

Beginning Tuesday, Random House will join other major book publishers in selling its e-books using the so-called agency model, setting its own prices for e-books while the retailer takes a... | The New York Times – 2011-03-01

Apple's New Subscription Model: Pros and Cons

Apple's move may force digital publishers and content providers such as Netflix, Amazon and Hulu to think long and hard about continuing to offer apps for iOS devices. | PC World – 2011-02-16

Under Pay Model, Little Effect Seen on Papers’ Web Traffic

Initial findings showed that newspapers found success with a pay model by setting a conservative limit for the number of articles readers could read free each month. | The New York Times – 2011-01-19

Preliminary data from Journalism Online shows no major drop in traffic or ad revenue with metered paid model

A few answers have started to emerge about the effect of paid online content, said The New York Times yesterday. The paper looked at what it describes as "Steven Brill's Journalism Online... | Editors Weblog – 2011-01-18

Without Magazine Subscription Model, Magazine iPad App Sales Drop

Digital sales dropped for every magazine that provides provide subscription data to the American Bureau of Circulation, reports WWD's MemoPad. | The New York Observer – 2010-12-29

MediaPass Claims Pay Wall Model Outperforms Ad Models

Publishers debating whether their online content should be paid or free are asking the wrong question, according to Matt Mitchell, CEO of MediaPass, which offers a pay wall solution directed toward... | Folio Mag – 2010-07-21

First Agency Model Casualty: Amazon Not Selling New Penguin e-Books

The lack of a new agreement over terms of sale has resulted in Amazon deciding not to sell new... | Publishers Wekly – 2010-04-01

Agency Model Means No Discounts,Higher Prices, Possible Disruptions

As the book industry prepares for the twin debut of Apple’s iPad and the switch by five of the... | Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-31

NYT Co. Executives Shed More Light on Meter Model

Executives with The New York Times Co. shed some more light on the metered model system the company plans to roll out to its flagship Web site in 2011. Senior Vcie President of Digital Operations... | Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-19

Five Stones Press Launches With Innovative Business Model

Despite the combination of a fragile economy and a roiling publishing industry, people continue... | Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-19

Hachette Moves to Agency Model

Hachette Book Group USA will move to the agency model to sell e-books and will release the digital editions simultaneously with the hardcover books. | Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-05

Murdoch Says Online Pay Model Coming in Next Two Months

News Corp. Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch tells analysts the pay model for the 'New York Post' and the rest of his papers will be announced within the next two months. News Corp. also announced... | Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-02

Commentary: McClatchy To Experiment with Pay Model

McClatchy is one of the few newspaper companies reporting positive online advertising results in a very tough year. In Q4, online ad revenue was up 14.9% and now represents almost 16% of total... | Editor And Publisher – 2010-01-27

Media General Expanding Tampa Model to Entire Company

Media General Inc. said Monday it is reorganizing its business around geographic markets rather than traditional operations such as publishing, broadcast and interactive. | Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-23

Signs the Ad-Supported Print Model Has Failed

The magazine “could not reach our internal benchmarks.”“We cannot justify continued investment.”“We have concluded that this economic market will not support our business expectations.” | Folio Mag – 2009-03-13

Yahoo Content Model Gets Remixed, As Product Development Is Globally Centralized

Will Yahoo's media properties fall flat with sweeping new changes that are afoot that will drastically change the way the company bakes its content offerings? According to many sources inside and... | AllThingsD Online via Yahoo! Finance – 2009-02-20

'Sun-Times': Scoops Show Worth of For-Profit Newspaper Ownership Model

Two big scoops in the controversy surrounding U.S. Sen. Roland Burris demonstrate again that for-profit, competing daily newspapers are vital to a city's health, the Chicago Sun-Times says in an... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-17

Amazon in Big Push for New Kindle Model

Though the upgrades to the electronic book reader were only incremental, Amazon defined some ambitious goals for the device. | New York Times – 2009-02-09

Borders Signs On To Publisher's No-Returns Model

"Borders Group Inc ... the second-largest U.S. bookseller, will accept books from publisher HarperStudio on a nonreturnable basis, departing from a decades-old publishing tradition, the Wall Street... | Arts Journal – 2008-12-16

Magazines Wrestle with Future Business Model

SAN FRANCISCO—The magazine industry can’t afford to have a “protectionist” strategy about businesses that are not growing, and instead should manage them for profit and apply resources to... | Folio Mag – 2008-10-06

Flat World Knowledge Challenges Textbook Industry; Offers Free Books to College Students and a New Model for Publishing

Flat World Knowledge, a publisher of free and open college textbooks, today announced it will soon begin the nation's largest in-classroom test of open college textbooks. | PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-07-14

New model to support long-form journalism: Matter

What do we want? In-depth journalism! When do we want it? Now!Two reporters have responded to this rallying cry and have announced their intention to launch a new online technology magazine dedicated... | Editors Weblog – 2012-02-28

US publishers can't find digital model

A report published today by the US-based Project for Excellence in Journalism (PEJ) makes for grim reading.It discovers, as if we didn't know it, that the search for a new business model to revive... | Guardian – 2012-03-05

Bild banishes topless model pictures

Bild, Germany's biggest-selling newspaper, is to stop publishing its signature front-page topless female models.The paper made the decision yesterday, International Women's Day, and announced that... | Guardian – 2012-03-09

Germany's Biggest Paper Banishes Its Topless Model Pictures After 28 Years

Bild, Germany's biggest-selling newspaper, is to stop publishing its signature front-page topless female models. The paper made the decision yesterday, International Women's Day, and... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-03-09

Ebooks: defending the agency model

Did book publishers gang up against Amazon to shore up their position in the tumultuous publishing business?(Last of a series – for a while.)The launch of an antitrust probe against book... | Guardian – 2012-03-12

EU hints at possible deal over agency model

EU regulators have hinted that they are open to a deal with European publishers over the agency... | The Bookseller – 2012-03-13

E-book landscape shifts as DoJ rocks agency model

The future of the agency model looks uncertain this evening (11th April) after three giant US... | The Bookseller – 2012-04-11

Yodel: 'New business model needed'

Yodel has promised booksellers it will succeed in delivering all parcels on time this Christmas... | The Bookseller – 2012-04-20

Crain’s Chicago Business to Implement New Metered Model Online

Crain’s Chicago Business will transition to a metered subscription plan online next month. | Folio Magazine – 2012-05-22

What the Forbes model of contributed content means for journalism

Two years ago, was a news website like most others. Today, it is less website, more operating system — an underlying layer of technology that hundreds of contributors use to publish... | Poynter. – 2012-05-30

Daily Mirror editor Wallace elbowed out ahead of seven day publishing model

Richard Wallace's role as editor of the Daily Mirror has been made redundant after eight years amid a major overhaul of Trinity Mirror's business as it moves to a seven day publishing model. | Media Week – 2012-05-30

Is Forbes the model for a digital-first media entity?

Forbes has been reinventing itself ever since it acquired Lewis DVorkin's media startup in 2010 -- and while there have been some stumbles, the magazine has shown how a traditional media entity can... | GigaOM – 2012-05-30

Burtenshaw: 'no LBF price model changes in 2013'

Reed Exhibitions, organiser of the London Book Fair, is not anticipating changing the traditional... | The Bookseller – 2012-06-06

Can a 3-day-a-week model work for papers like the Times-Picayune?

Since the New Orleans Times-Picayune announced it would cease daily publication and publish just three days a week starting in the fall, questions have surfaced about the fate of the paper and others... | Poynter. – 2012-06-07

AOL doubles down on Web-to-magazine model with launch of ‘Huffington’ for iPad

New York Times | Mashable | Capital New York This free preview issue of Huffington magazine will come out Thursday. The Huffington Post launches an iPad magazine on… Read more | Poynter. – 2012-06-14

Fotopedia Tries To Crack Tablet Ad Model Code

The jury is still out on how advertisers should approach tablets like the iPad. But the app maker and photo encyclopedia company Fotopedia thinks they have a solution in the form of a new... | AdWeek – 2012-06-19

Penelope Trunk: Publishers’ revenue model “assumes authors are going to flake”

Popular blogger and Brazen Careerist founder Penelope Trunk has a new book, "The New American Dream," and she's gotten a lot of attention because of a post that she wrote about that book last week.... | GigaOM – 2012-07-17

HuffPo, The Daily and the flawed iPad content model

The Huffington Post has dropped the price of its iPad magazine to zero, and News Corp.'s The Daily has chopped almost a third of its staff -- more evidence that the dream many publishers had about... | GigaOM – 2012-08-03

ReKiosk Tries an Indie Online Sales Model

Aziz Isham did not intend to get into retailing. Instead, ReKiosk, the online storefront he cofounded that started up last week—it currently offers only music and books—came out of conversations... | Publishers Weekly – 2012-09-07

Neale: 'immediate' need to change bookselling model

The Bookseller Association’s president Patrick Neale has said the need to change the... | The Bookseller – 2012-09-18

What Can Publishers Learn from Spotify's Freemium Business Model?

Where can publishers look for examples of successful freemium business models? As good a place to start is Spotify. With 15 million users and around 4.2 million of those paying a monthly... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-09-18

Trade debates 'broken' bookselling model

Publishers and retailers need to better understand each others businesses in order to improve a... | The Bookseller – 2012-09-21

Nuts introduces premium online payment model

IPC Media's Nuts magazine is to charge for some online content for the first time in a move to maximise revenue that could roll out to other titles in the publisher's portfolio. | Media Week – 2012-10-09

The Optimal Production Model for Today—and Tomorrow: Digital Printing in 2012

High-speed inkjet printing has been described as the biggest development in book publishing in the past 50 years. | Publishers Weekly – 2012-10-29

Bookboard tries Netflix-like model for kids’ ebooks

Bookboard, a startup from former Adobe execs, gives parents and kids streaming access to a library of children's ebooks. The company launches in free public beta Monday with about 300 titles, and... | GigaOM – 2012-11-12

The Aftermath of the Agency Model

Agency pricing is all but dead and in the UK its aftermath has taught the industry with some hard lessons. It left many fearing even greater dominance by Amazon. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-02-12

Killing the “Pay First, Read Later” E-bookselling Model

The download first, pay-as-you-read ebook sales model from Total Boox in Israel promises a superior consumer experience by minimizing the uncertainty of book buying. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-02-19

Buffett Says Newspaper Bet Fueled by Arkansas Model

Warren Buffett, the billionaire investor who’s been scooping up newspapers for his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK/A), is looking to an Arkansas publisher as a model for success in the digital... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-03-04

Agents call for licensing model shift

Basic book contracts should grant a fixed-term licence in a book rather than rights for the... | The Bookseller – 2013-03-08

Children’s ebook iPad app Bookboard adds publishers, subscription model

Children's ebook iPad app Bookboard is adding more content, like the Berenstain Bears and the Boxcar Children, to its streaming model. It also announced subscription pricing. | GigaOM – 2013-03-21

Strib: 'TV Everywhere' Model Best for Papers

Newspaper publishers: Look outside your industry and toward models like HBO Go for the digital path forward, says the publisher of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Mike Klingensmith, who took the... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-03-25

HC and Hachette UK refine agency model

HarperCollins and Hachette UK are the first UK publishers to introduce a refined agency model... | The Bookseller – 2013-04-03

HarperCollins and Hatchette UK Introduce Refined Agency Model

The Bookseller reported last week that HarperCollins and Hatchette UK have become the first British publishers to refine the agency model agreement with Amazon | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-04-10

S&S introduces refined agency model

Simon & Schuster is the latest publisher in the UK to introduce a refined agency model for e-... | The Bookseller – 2013-04-29

Newsweek 2.0: A New Model For Online Magazines

Designed by Huge, the revamped, digital-only Newsweek aims to bring print mag qualities like cohesion and curation to the web. When it was announced last fall that Newsweek, after nearly 80 years... | Fast Company – 2013-05-22

Model Railroader Launches Paid Video Site

Hobby titles are proving to be fertile ground for video. Kalmbach Publishing's Model Railroader is the latest to expand its offerings, launching a paid video subscription site to its compliment the... | Folio Magazine – 2013-06-05

Building the New Business Model: Printing and Paper 2012

The digital transformation of publishing—kicked into high gear by devices like the iPad, the Kindle, and the Nook—is one of the top business stories of the turn of the millennium. | Publishers Weekly – 2012-10-26

Best Blenders: $100 Model Beats $650 One

Is a $450 blender worth the money? It is if you choose the right one, says Consumer Reports. But you can also pay far less and get top performance. The magazine rated both personal blenders that make... | ABC News – 2013-07-10

Is Unspammable Reddit a Newspaper Model From the Future?

News magazines are facing an accelerated decline, the latest half-year numbers on advertising pages, show a very steep fall. Five of the top news magazines: Time, The Economist, The Atlantic,... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-07-17

Top Model's touch of class

This week the models balance books on their heads and sit up straight to learn a thing or two about the art of etiquette.     | The Sydney Morning Herald – 2013-07-30

Top Model recap: A touch of class

This week the models balance books on their heads and sit up straight to learn a thing or two about the art of etiquette.     | The Sydney Morning Herald – 2013-07-30

Tesla Model S: Safer Than You Can Comprehend

Consumer Reports loves Tesla because "its pinpoint handling is reminiscent of a Porsche." Motor Trend Magazine loves Tesla Model S because it's "a gorgeous car and a packaging miracle." Now, the... | ABC News – 2013-08-21

The Changing B-to-B Media Model

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Publishing Hears Echoes of Netflix Business Model

Offering unlimited television shows and music for a flat monthly fee has worked for Netflix Inc. and Spotify AB. Will it work in the book industry? | AllThingsD – 2013-09-03

People Tries New Tiered-Subscription Model

People is revamping its subscription model, putting a premium on its digital products and adding new entry points. | Folio Magazine – 2013-09-10

Q&A: Advancing the Digital Publishing Model

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'Blurred Lines' Model Emily Ratajkowski Cast As Ben Affleck's Mistress In 'Gone Girl'

David Fincher loves him some Robin Thicke. That's at least one takeaway from the news that Fincher has cast model Emily Ratajkowski, who starred in Thicke's "Blurred Lines" video, as Ben Affleck's... | The Huffington Post – 2013-09-16

Scribd, HarperCollins try out Netflix model for e-books

Online document-sharing site Scribd is taking a page from Netflix's success story as it sets out to create the world's largest subscription service for digital books. | CBC – 2013-10-01

Tesla shares drop 6 percent after report of Model S fire

DETROIT (Reuters) - Tesla Motors Co shares fell 6 percent on Wednesday after an automotive blog published images of a Model S electric sedan in flames after an accident on Tuesday morning just south... | Reuters – 2013-10-03

Be afraid, Amazon competitors: Retail giant’s critics misunderstand the brilliant business model

Amazon's not showing a profit most quarters, but those who say it can't make money are reading the numbers wrong | – 2013-11-05

I do NOT like sex with old, obese men: the perils of being a stock-shot model

No one was more surprised than model Samantha Ovens when the Guardian used her image to illustrate a sex advice columnIt began on Twitter, of course, as these things do. A user called Craig Nunn... | Guardian – 2013-11-06

Redundancies at Folio as model shifts

The Folio Society is going through its "biggest change in history", leading to the... | The Bookseller – 2013-11-15

Viral Content is Going to be a Terrible Business Model

Last week, Business Insider published a list of some red-hot, up-and-coming media properties that have achieved monster traffic numbers seemingly overnight. BuzzFeed and Upworthy are the best known... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-12-02

The "Netflix For Books" Business Model, And How It'll Change The Way You Read

Mark Coker of Smashwords, which recently inked a major content deal with Scribd, weighs in on how the all-you-can-read model changes the way we read, how authors make creative choices, and how... | Fast Company – 2013-12-20

The next attack: “An explosive-stuffed model airplane guided by GPS”

America has smart bombs and drones. Others could create something as deadly with a remote-controlled car and camera | – 2014-01-12

CSA seek comment on derivatives Model Rule for customer clearing and protection of customer collateral and positions

TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today published for comment CSA Staff Notice 91-304 Model Provincial Rule Derivatives: Customer Clearing and Protect... | CNW – 2014-01-16

BISG Launches Subscription Model Study

A report of the findings will be published in summer 2014. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-01-30

Random House of Canada Tests New Book Tour Model

Random House of Canada is experimenting with a different kind of book tour this fall--one that guarantees book sales from every person attending a launch. | Publishers Weekly – 2011-11-11

Tesla Model S named Consumer Reports' top auto pick

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Electric luxury car Tesla Model S was named by Consumer Reports magazine on Tuesday as its overall top pick for 2014, while Japanese models took just five of the top 10 spots,... | Reuters – 2014-02-26

Inside the Texas Tribune Model of Sustainable Journalism

One of the best little newspapers in Texas made a big announcement this week. Austin-based Texas Tribune tapped former New York Times exec Tim Griggs to be its new publisher and chief operating... | Editor & Publisher – 2014-03-12

British Model Ash Stymest on the Spring 2014 Cover of MONTECRISTO Magazine

VANCOUVER, March 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Model and TV personality Ash Stymest was photographed by Kin Chan for MONTECRISTO's Spring 2014 edition at Beachy Head, East Sussex, England. Other highlights i... | CNW – 2014-03-17

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