'Enterprise revenues' offer newspapers a lifeline for the future

In a new book about the decline of journalism, stockbroking analyst Lorna Tilbian examines the potential of an alternative source of income for publishers Stockbroking media analysts are dispassionate observers of the industry. One of the most respected of their number is Lorna Tilbian, now head of media at Numis. So what does she think of the current state of play, and the future? Here’s an edited version of her chapter in the forthcoming book, Last words? How can journalism survive the decline of print? Any financial assessment of print’s structural change has been overwhelmed by the severe downturn in advertising as corporate profitability and consumer confidence collapsed in the wake of the collapse of Lehman Brothers in September 2008. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Meredith’s Vision for the Future Includes Growth in Print Advertising, Newsstand Revenue

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KPMG receives ‘number of offers’ for HMV as future hangs in balance

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With no election results, Gannett newspapers edge into the future for their print product

Newspaper publishers know they have to experiment to keep their print products viable. But innovating an expensive product is risky. The post With no election results, Gannett newspapers edge into the future for their print product appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Digiday Research: 3 percent of European publishers believe Snapchat offers the best revenue returns

European publishers are building audiences on Snapchat, but they think it offers the worst revenue return among major video players. The post Digiday Research: 3 percent of European publishers believe Snapchat offers the best revenue returns appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Back to the future: were newspaper publishers wrong to go digital?

Leading US commentator asks: what if the entire industry made a business blunder by putting news up online for free while ignoring their print product? “What if”, asks Jack Shafer, “almost the entire newspaper industry got it wrong? What if, in the mad dash to put up editorial content on to the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Harris Magazines Find New Life as Athlon Newspaper Offerings

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Canada's largest newspaper publisher reveals revenue falls

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Magazine Revenue to Climb Slightly as Newspaper Decline Continues

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World Press Trends: Newspaper Revenues Shift To New Sources

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BBC future report: collaborate with regional newspaper publishers

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News Corp newspaper revenue falls 6% as ads and subscribers go online

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