Tag Archives: Newspapers

Augmented Reality for Printed Publications

We’re generally not a company that emphasizes a continuing role for paper (as opposed to epaper) in the future, but we are enthusiastic about some of the Augmented Reality mobile phone applications being developed by the Dutch company Layar for … Continue reading

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Media Chess

Despite its complication, a game of chess is basically a three-act play. So too is our current, transitional era for media companies. Continue reading

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Transforming American Newspapers (Part 2)

Why the major reason for American daily newspapers’ demise is their inertia has violated the basics of the Principle of Supply & Demand. Continue reading

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Transforming American Newspapers (Part 1)

American daily newspapers are dying for only two reasons that have nothing to do with advertiser flight or with lacks of sufficient multimedia, convergence, interactivity, Web 2.0, or ‘citizen journalism. Learn the two real reasons. Continue reading

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The News Industry's Five Stages of Grief

As the news industry dies, it’s undergoing Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross’ famous Five Stages of Grief. And the past two years have seen significant changes in its passage through those stages Continue reading

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WAN Paris Report: American Newspaper Revenues Online

The text of my speech last week to the World Association of Newspapers’ Advertising Conference in Paris. Continue reading

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See Any Endgame for Newspapers?

Cocktails during Cinco de Mayo at the offices of Critical Mention above New York City’s 57th Street canyon I haven’t been posting much because I’ve been traveling most of the past few months — half that time to develop the … Continue reading

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Mobile and Digital Edition Ideas from 'Beyond the Printed Word'

The annual IFRA/WAN/FIPP Beyond the Printed Word online publishing conference was held in Prague yesterday and today. A summary of the presentations is available from WAN and there is an interesting conference moblog. Here from the conference (my thanks to … Continue reading

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More Thoughts on U.S. Circulation Declines

I’ve more thoughts about the accelerating declines in circulations of major U.S. newspaper: Many newspaper executives are blaming the new Do-Not-Call anti-telemarketing lists for a large portion of their newspapers’ recent circulation declines. That is disingenous. In reality, the blame … Continue reading

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