• Pandemic Registers Intense Effect On Media
    COVID's distortive effect on the media market and consumer habits is becoming more evident in ways that are significant for publishers.
  • Daily Mail's Antitrust Suit Against Google Signals Bolder Stance By Publishers
    The publisher claims that since the beginning of the year, U.S. search traffic to its website dropped by more than 50%.
  • Bill Maher Tasks News Media With Dropping Pandemic 'Panic Porn'
    Maher first cited a study by a professor at Dartmouth College that found news coverage of the pandemic was disproportionately negative in the U.S., compared with other countries.
  • Every Publisher Should Celebrate Digital Subscription Growth
    The biggest surprise is the 28% growth in digital subscriptions for National Geographic from about 142,000 last June to more than 182,000 by the end of 2020.
  • Substack's Local News Push Is Worthwhile Amid Dearth of Newspapers
    The 4-year-old startup, which two weeks ago raised $65 million in venture capital, is seeking independent writers to participate in Substack Local.
  • Google's 'Project Bernanke' Should Sow More Publisher Distrust
    The program has generated hundreds of millions of dollars a year for the company, possibly at the expense of publishers that sell ad inventory in open bidding.
  • 'WSJ' Editors Suggest Coverage To Reach More Diverse Audiences
    Topics that over-index to these target audiences include environment, career, consumer products, drug addiction, racism, and affordability of health care.
  • 'Wall Street Journal' Internal Report Highlights Battle Of Conversions, Churn
    News Corp seeks to double the paper's number of subscribers. That goal will require sustained web traffic of 100 million monthly users by June 2024.
  • Conde Nast's Renewed Internship Program Is Another Sign Of Returning To Normalcy
    Some of the jobs sound like they require real know-how that's more advanced than the intern tasks of yesteryear.
  • '60 Minutes,' Newspapers Fail To Prove DeSantis 'Pay To Play'
    At issue is a possible alliance between the Florida governor and Publix, a local chain distributing the COVID-19 vaccine.
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